Mysterious Sea Creatures Wash Up On Imperial Beach

By Evonne Ermey

You may have seen them along Imperial Beach several days ago – Small, slug-like creatures washed ashore after recent rains.

They have appeared on beaches across southern California, in some areas by the thousands.

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After consulting with scientists at Birch Aquarium, the creatures have been possibly identified as a type of sea cucumbers, NBC 7 reports.

Normally hidden beneath the sand, it’s possible the burrowing creatures were drawn out by recent storms, Senior Aquariast Vince Levesque told NBC 7. With ┬ámore rain on the way, we might get another visit from these slushy little fellows, so watch your step, beach combers!

 

 

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