From a distance it looks like a four-metre long pile of soggy rags, but this ugly sight is actually the dead body of some sort of sea creature.
Locals in Acapulco, Mexico have filmed a grisly and morbidly fascinating video of a giant carcass which washed up on the beach.
In the absence of proper medical equipment, the locals use the layman's method of identifying the creature — poking it with a stick.
The problem is, the carcass is so decayed and waterlogged, even the authorities in Mexico have no idea what . . .