‘Sea monster’ sets tongues wagging
CARDIFF: A mysterious half-fish, half-crocodile has been discovered in the Welsh town of Risca.
A woman said her son found the body of the rotting sea monster on the way to school. Photos uploaded on social media sparked debate.
Some said the mysterious creature was a pike, others thought that it was an alligator gar, which is found in North America, and can grow to 1.8m and weigh over 45kg. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said there had been instances when exotic animals kept at home were thrown into the street when it became impossible meet their needs.