What’s this? Huge, hairy sea creature washes up on a beach in the Philippines

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The carcass of an unusual globster that bears a striking resemblance to an oversized shih tzu has washed up on a beach in Cagdainao, Dinagat Islands on Wed afternoon.

The unidentified giant blob is believed to have surfaced following a 6.7 earthquake in the nearby province of Surigao.

Worried locals have promptly taken selfies with the weird, hairy mass, which measured about 15 feet in length. The remains are said to be in an “advanced state of decompsotion.”

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Twitter and Facebook users offered up suggestions on what the creature could be.

Some are saying that it looks like Appa from Avatar: The Last Airbender or Falkor from The NeverEnding Story.

Realistically speaking, it could be a dugong, a medium-sized marine mammal vulnerable to extinction.

We’re still waiting judgement if this deeply strange creature had magical powers.

PHOTO: Facebook/Marjorie Cabatingan Aboy