Teenager sparks alien scare after discovering 'extra terrestrial corpse'… which turns out to be misshapen baboon
When 17-year-old Curt-Leigh Dixon stumbled across a mysterious dead body with spindly arms, a shrivelled head and giant teeth, he thought he'd found an alien corpse.
His 'groundbreaking' discovery sparked a frenzy of speculation online and in his hometown of Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, where villagers hailed it as proof extra-terrestrials live among us; others said it was, at the very least, a strange cross-breed between a seal and a monkey.
Either way, they knew it would make the town rich... until the local vet revealed it was a baby baboon.
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