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‘Sea Monster’ Photographed in Greek Islands Never Was Alive

BENJAMIN RADFORD

A strange photo of what appears to be an unknown marine animal taken by a Scottish tourist in the Greek islands made headlines around the world in early November 2015.

According to Fox News, “Harvey Robertson was on a boat cruise off the coast of Parga, sailing through sea caves with his family. He was initially just trying to capture the unusual color of the surrounding water with his iPhone camera.” Robertson says he didn’t see the animal at the time, but “looking back through his camera, Robertson saw that he had captured a grey creature that resembles an elongated manatee. The strange animal appears to pop out of the water in one photo, then disappears under the greenish water in the next” (see http://tinyurl.com/pdbpnox).

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