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Monster Oarfish Beachings Raise Earthquake Questions

Science & Tech  (tags: earthquake, oarfish, monsters, speculation, ancient myth, portending )

- 1796 days ago -
A series of serpent-like sea creatures have recently been found washed up on California beaches, leading some scientists to speculate that an ancient myth about the fish portending earthquakes could be true.


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Phil P (94)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 12:57 pm
Could the 'big one' be just around the corner?

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:29 pm
I guess they must have a lot of oarfish sightings in Japan. :-) But future will let us know about the speculation.

Colleen L (3)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:37 pm
Interesting. Living in CA I hope the part about Earthquakes aren't true, Thanks Giana

John D (49)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:42 pm

Roger G (148)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 2:16 pm
noted, thanks

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 9:06 pm
Intriguing, one never knows when 'the big one' will hit Vancouver, B.C., California and other areas. Quite the interesting fish.

Ruth C (87)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 5:43 am
Its not a monster, its an animal!

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 5:55 am
Noted, thanks

. (0)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 6:22 am
Very interesting. Thanks for sharing, Giana.

Beth Tatum (95)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 1:41 pm
I didn't like the photo at the end of the article. All the people holding the poor, dead creature were smiling. That is kind of sick if you ask me.

Charlene Rush (79)
Thursday October 24, 2013, 4:09 pm
Let's hope this ancient myth does not come to fruition..
I must say, seeing a picture of that oarfish for the first time, I was truly amazed at its size.
There are so many things, concerning our planet, about which we are unaware.
With any hope, I will live long enough to see and learn many new ideas.

Melania Padilla (123)
Saturday October 26, 2013, 1:52 pm
Animals know better than us in so many ways! Sharing
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