THE remains of a giant sea creature washed up on the shores of Seram Island has shocked locals. The bloodied monster was discovered by a local identified as Asrul Tuanakota, 37, on Tuesday evening walk, according to a statement obtained.
But it’s believed the creature has been dead for at least three days.
Mr Tuanakota said he mistook the creature for a stranded boat.
According to Jakarta Globe, it’s believed the 15-metre long creature is a giant squid.
But a co-ordinator of Indonesia’s Marine and Coastal Resources Management said it was likely to be a whale making Multistory reports.
Lab tests are underway to confirm the species, the co-ordinator said.