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The Giant Martian Serpent Captured On Photo

NASA photo of Mars showing a Martian serpent

The genuine NASA photo above shows a serpent crossing the surface of Mars. The image was captured on a late afternoon in the Amazonis Planitia region of northern Mars on the 16th of February 2012.

As the view of the photo shown is about two-fifths of a mile across this means that the serpent is more than half a mile in height with girth of about thirty yards in diameter. That's some creature!

Okay, okay it's really a towering dust devil (a devil?) which is casting its shadow over the planet's surface - but that's not nearly as exciting as it being a real, live Martian serpent.

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona

Further Reading:
War Of The Worlds Remnants Are On The Moon
976 And The Strange Symbols On Planet Mars Rocks

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3 comments:

  1. It reminds me of the serpents in Dune!

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  2. like these type of pics from mars though dont think there is any life on that planet even simple forms

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  3. Thanks Trish & Tom.

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