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Chilean Blob
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Background
Type Globster
First Sighting July 2003
Last Sighting July 2003
Country Chile
Habitat Pinuno beach
Possible Population N/A

The Chilean blob was a globster that washed up on Pinuno beach in Los Muermos, Chile in July 2003.

Description

The Chilean blob was a large mass of tissue that weighed 13 tons and measured 12 meters across. Initially, scientists were unable to identify it. Theories included it being a giant octopus previously unknown to science. [1]

Explanation

In June of 2004, DNA from the Chilean blob was found to be that of a sperm whale. The blob that washed ashore was the decomposed remains of the blubber layer. [2]

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