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Villagers Convinced Dragons Are Real After Discovering Mysterious 60-Foot Skeleton

In China, everything is possible. Even (and especially) giant flying reptile worms.

From time to time, the internet explodes with news of supposedly new “finds” involving strange beasts and other bizarre phenomena. Some of these unearthed discoveries include dual-headed animals, shapeless blobs, “aliens,” and strange creatures washed ashore from the deep.

In other cases, people are astounded when “evidence” of totally mythical beings suddenly make an appearance. Like the huge collection of bones Chinese villagers found in a field

Apparently, they appear to be the remains of a 60-foot-long animal.

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Maybe something that used to look this:

Or maybe even this:

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In any case, the superstitious residents of small backwater Zhangjiakou in northern Hebei Province claim the bones only prove that dragons really exist.

Based on the lengthy spine and two tiny arm bones with claws, they say this may very well be an example of a traditional Chinese dragon.

The kind that has no wings, but nonetheless “swims” through the air.

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The complete skeleton had a head with horns, which uncannily resembled the skull of a local cow.

Moo?

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The villagers appear in a video clustering around the remains. Some looking very much in awe at beholding the remains of a legend.

Others rode the “beast” and took selfies for posterity.

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Viewers who saw the viral video commented that not all the locals may have been convinced the remains were the real deal. If they did, they would have shown proper respect for it instead of treating the bones like some carnival ride or a fairground exhibit.

Others opined the collection of bones looked very much like those of cows and sheep. And wouldn’t the skeleton have been scattered all over the place if wild animals scavenged the body?

Instead it appeared curiously undamaged and put-together.

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At present, no experts have yet come forward to present their findings. Neither have any pranksters admitted to intentionally laying the ribby skeleton where it would easily be found.

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Woman Tests Limits of Pet-Friendly Motel by Checking In Her Horse

And they lived up to their promise.

Being a pet owner is serious business. It entails a lot of responsibilities and sometimes sacrifices. When traveling, for example, you can choose to leave your pet at home or in someone else's care, or you can find pet-friendly places and bring them along. This should be easy with your feline friend or your canine buddy, but what if your pet is a horse?

One woman named Lindsey Partridge was checking into the Super 8 motel in Georgetown, Kentucky when she overheard that a guest had a pet dog with her. Realizing the place was pet-friendly, she decided to test its limits.

Partridge was on her way to compete in the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover competition when she stopped by the motel.

While checking in, Partridge asked the staff if she could bring her horse inside the motel, and like the pet-friendly establishment that they are, Super 8 agreed. Patridge then went to her trailer in the parking lot and brought her horse named Blizz (who used to race as Here Comes Adri) inside the motel. ...

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21 Amazing Surrealistic Animal Drawings By A Dutch Artist

Surrealism at its finest.

Surrealism is an artistic discipline that merges fantasy and reality. For those who don’t know, Surrealism is a 1920’s cultural movement that involves unnerving, illogical scenes drawn very realistically. This may include strange creatures painted in a twisted way that often doesn’t make any sense.

Using this method, Redmer Hoekstra, an amazing artist from Netherlands, tried to incorporate animals in his fantastic drawings. Below are several of his artworks featuring animals, books, keyboards, vehicles, etc, merged in the most bizarre ways.

1. Elephant and human fused in the most bizarre way.

2. Handshaking with horse-thumbs.

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Octopus Thanks A Family That Saved It In A Fascinating Way

Despite its weird looks, octopus is actually a pretty cool animal.

Octopus, despite it’s out of this world eldritch appearance, is actually a clever animal. Even scientists proved its emotional capacity from their recent studies. Peter Godfrey-Smith, a distinguished professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York Graduate Center, stated that these magnificent animals are the closest thing that we will come to meeting an intelligent alien.

Godfrey-Smith mentioned in his published piece The Mind of an Octopus that these strange creatures can recognize human faces and can distinguish one human from another even while wearing the same uniform. Furthermore, they can also play with items and are certified escape masters.

After saving a stranded octopus on a beach, a family discovered its fascinating intelligence on a firsthand account.

The family shared their amazing experience with an octopus through a video they uploaded on YouTube. In the caption of the footage, they stated:...

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