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Fisherman Catches A Prehistoric Looking Sea Creature Off The Florida Coast

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What’s up with all of these cray cray animals?!

Another odd looking sea creature was caught off the Florida coast on Saturday, and it was wild!

The fisherman who caught it, Mark “The Shark” Quartiano, said it looked “like some kind of dinosaur.” He said the Dactylobatus clarkii was the scientific name for the animal.

However, it turned out to be much less mysterious when the Florida Museum of Natural History's George H. Burgess said it was just a roughtail stingray named Dasyatis centroura. He explained:

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