Identified: 'Alien' sea creature with 100 arms

Mick West

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This story is illustrative of typical tabloid sensationalism:

"I’ve asked all my friends and none of them know and all my internet searches have not turned up anything that looks like this.

"So, if no one can't identify it then I guess I’m right - it’s either an alien or I’ve discovered a new species of mutant sea creature.

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But about two minutes on Google tells you that it's a Basket Sea Star

They are pretty alien though: