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The Beast Of The Bridgewater Mercury: Turtlepig Rocks Somerset

by | 7th, April 2011

SOMERSET’S Bridgewater Mercury reports on a crowd gathered at Town Bridge in Bridgwater on Monday afternoon to check out an unidentified object.

Coral Pople provides the money quote:

“I’ve been here for 45 minutes. Everyone was saying it was a turtle – but it looks more like a pig to me.”

From where we’re standing it looks like a kebab. Others have opinions:

pigs float so I don’t think its one of those. Pigs are lighter than water I saw a program about it on Sky3

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There was a dead sheep in there the other day, maybe its that

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no thats in langport now. I saw it at the weekend. It was definely dead. No breathing.

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if it was a pig then it will just be left just like the cow last year

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It was Yeovil Town’s former player Warren Patmore.

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I’ve just got off the phone from my dad. He works at Toddington Marine Biology Center. He has been in touch with the police because it looks like this is a dolphin. When dolphins are in heat, they shed their skins to allow for closer sexual contact, hence the strange colour. Unfortunately, it looks like this has died during copulation

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it’s really quite cute, so i think it might be a seal. or one of them sea lions.

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‘Julie Benson, from Taylors Barbers, said he thought the object was a stone’

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