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Your Daily Dose of either Fascination or Disgust

And no Red, isn’t talking about the Trump Administration.  He is looking at photos of a mysterious sea creature that washed up on the Texas coast near Texas City  in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Preeti Desai of the National Audubon Society spotted the creature while assessing damage from the storm with other conservationists.  She posted pictures on Twitter asking biologists to clear up the mystery.

The most likely identification appears to be that the animal was a fangtooth snake-eel, also known as the tusky eel, which is native to the Gulf of Mexico. The Daily Mail has the full story.

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