What is that thing?! Fisherman catches bizarre sea creature with ‘moves like an alien’

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PULAU UBIN, Singapore — A man in Singapore reeled in a strange creature during a recent fishing trip.

According to Singapore newspaper the Straits Times, Ramlan Saim claims to have caught the creature, which looks like an octopus. He said he thought it was, at first, was seaweed, But then it started to “move like an alien.”

The creature is actually a basket star, which is related to the starfish.

Saim posted a video of the basket star to Facebook.

It had gotten a whopping 8.4 million views as of Oct. 19.

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