A curious creature, which resembles something of a dolphin meets a snake, washed up on an Australian shore recently and it’s enough to make us think twice before taking a dip in the ocean ever again.

It’s about 6 feet long and has a stare of absolute death.

Captured in a photo that was uploaded to Facebook, the animal is likely a species of eel. Marine biologist Dr. Julian Pepperell told the Newcastle Herald that its head gives it away as a pike eel, a species found in the Indo-Pacific Ocean.

H/t IFL Science


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