Scientistas larking about in the Gulf of Mexico stumbled across a living breathing swimming version of the rare oarfish,
often called the sea serpent by those plebians not in the know. Normally shy reticent creatures with an affinity for swimming backwards, eating plankton and small fish and appearing in Emmy winning children’s television shows, they usually hang out in deeper waters and only break the surface when close to death or attend swank cartoon galas. The Sidney Morning Herald won’t allow me to run the video here so you have to follow link at top of page.
If you’re too not bothered, here’s a classic Beany and Cecil episode