The strange animal was discovered floating along the shore of a beach in China.
Locals were scared to approach it at first but then one man picked it up to get a photo next to it.
When he did, he was left stunned as the animal began moving its head and limbs.
A video of the phenomenon was shared online, where it soon gained popularity.
It has since been posted on YouTube channel The Hidden Underbelly, where it has racked up more that one thousand hits already.
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