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We’ve all heard tales about sea monsters that can’t be identified by scientists. Sometimes these giants wash up on shore and get tongues wagging and imaginations churning. The truth of the matter is that these creatures that are found on shores around the world are just deteriorated enough to look identifiable. Plenty of other behemoths wash ashore that are easily identified. Here’s a look at the 10 biggest creatures to wash ashore.
Blue whales, giant squid, giant oarfish, sperm whales, jellyfish, and sharks are all on the list of things that have been stranded on the world’s beaches. The largest on the list is the whale shark, coming in at 42 feet. Some of these would-be sea monsters were too decomposed to identify, but that doesn’t necessarily mean things like the Lochness Monster are real.