Scientists Discovered Mysterious Underwater “Crop Circles” – And Then They Saw What Had Made Them

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It’s 1995 and scientists have just made a puzzling discovery near the Japanese island of Amami-Oshima. Steeped in coral-rich waters, the subtropical island is a bastion of marine biodiversity. However, the curious phenomena spotted by the team don’t appear to be natural. Indeed, they almost seem to be of extraterrestrial origin…

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Etched in the sand are several large circles – and the researchers aren’t at all sure what (or who) constructed them. Resembling giant sunflowers, the structures measure more than 6 feet across and consist of several concentric rings. The two outermost rings appear to be adorned with petal-like ridges, while the innermost circle contains a web of flattened arteries.

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