@preetalina/TwitterThe scary-looking sea creature has no eyes and razor-sharp teeth
The body of the apparently eyeless animal was found on a beach in Texas City a week ago.
Its most striking features are it wide mouth of terrifying razor-sharp teeth and elongated cylinder-shaped body.
The beast was found by Preeti Desai, a member of the US National Audobon Society conservation group.
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This creature washed up on the shores of a Texas beach
On first glance it looked like something from the deep sea to me
She said: “On first glance it looked like something from the deep sea to me.
“My initial thought was it might be a sea lamprey but when I got close I realised there was no way that was what it was, particularly based on the mouth.
“We squished it around a bit, and even turned it over but couldn't come up with any other ideas.”Related articles