DNA tests set to be carried out on a bizarre corpse allegedly found in a back yard in Arizona.
First proof of extra-terrestrials? Bizarre ‘alien’ found in Arizona baffles scientists
VBFS•YouTubeThe corpse has ended up in a freak show and could be sent for DNA tests
Todd Ray, who runs the Venice Beach Freakshow in California, said he was sent the being’s body by a mystery man who claimed it was laying in his back garden.Mr Ray said: “I got a call from a guy in Arizona who said he found the dead creature in his yard.”He was spooked by it and said it belonged in my freak show.”He was expecting to be sent photographs, but, instead some weeks later, the extraordinary specimen turned up in a box in a jar soaking in alcohol.Mr Ray, who has the Guinness World Record for amassing the biggest collection of two-headed animals in the world, had no contact details on the package and is hoping the mystery finder will get in touch.
VBFS•YouTubeThe weird creature is on display at Venice Beach Freakshow
Venice Beach Freakshow is a collection of bizarre and unusual discoveries under one roof.Mr Ray added: “The man told me it looked like it had gills under the head and that something was “growing out of it’s head like a flesh antennae.”This is the creature he told me about and it is stranger than I could have imagined. It is truly the most alien creature I have ever seen in my life.”It is a mystery to everyone who sees it in person.”It’s about a foot long and has gill-like ear things below the head. It’s got weird eyes and something out of its mouth that looks like a fleshy fang.”
VBFS•YouTubeThe initial finder of the body also remains a mystery
VBFS•YouTubeScientists who looked at it have been unable to say what it is
According to The Huffington Post, it contacted a number of zoology experts, who were unable to conclude what it was, with one suggesting it could have been put together from different animals.Cristina Simmons of the San Diego Zoo said in an email: “It could certainly be an aborted/malformed fetus of any number of species but it appears to be an amalgam of different tissues.“I can’t help but notice that the tissue in the head appears to be embedded in the large ‘piece’ around it (and does not match in consistency or color), eyes and body do not appear to be from the same source as the facial tissue.”The Arizona Game and Fish Department, could only conclude it was mammalian-like, possibly a squirrel, deformed pig fetus or fetal bear still in the amniotic sac.