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Big ‘Snake Skeleton’ On Google Maps Sparks Titanoboa Theories, However…

An enormous ‘snake skeleton’, discovered on Google Maps, has generated an enormous buzz on-line.

Exploring the world by Google Maps might help you uncover some bizarre, fantastic and whacky issues – however the recognizing of an enormous ‘snake skeleton’ in France has created a buzz like no different. 

Based on the Impartial, a TikTok account known as @googlemapsfun shares movies of issues they’ve discovered whereas exploring Google Maps. On March 24, the account shared a video of an enormous snake-like object discovered off the coast of France. 

“Someplace in France, we are able to see one thing big you may solely see with satellites, hidden on Google Earth,” the account states. “Customers imagine this to be an enormous snake. It is about 30 metres lengthy and greater than any snake caught earlier than.”

The account additionally steered that the snake skeleton might be that of the extinct Titanoboa – a genus of extraordinarily massive snakes. 

Whereas the video has gone viral with over 2 million views on TikTok, and there’s certainly a snake-like object that may be seen on Google Maps (you may test it out right here), there’s extra to this story than meets the attention. 

An investigation into the viral clip by Snopes discovered that the ‘snake skeleton’ is definitely a “massive, metallic sculpture that is often called Le Serpent d’Ocean.” The sculpture is positioned on the west coast of France and measures a whopping 425 ft.

Le Serpent d’Ocean was unveiled in 2012 as a part of the Estuaire artwork exhibition. It was created by Chinese language-French artist Huang Yong Ping, studies Atlas Obscura.

In conclusion, the ‘snake skeleton’ noticed on Google Maps is definitely an paintings. 

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