Weather of Arabia - A man unintentionally caused panic among social media users in South Africa, after they misunderstood his frightening images as aliens emerging from the sea. What is the reality of the pictures?
Jan Forster was surprised by the reaction to photos he took of dry plants on Still Bay Beach in South Africa, where they looked extraterrestrial to people, Foster told Kennedy News: “A lot of people were afraid of alien-looking sea monsters. Is it safe to go to sea?
What is the story of the pictures?
The 62-year-old farm worker had taken pictures of the dead cacti that lined the beach at sunrise and posted his photos to Facebook in an effort to raise awareness about environmental degradation.
Forster did not expect that his photos would cause such hysterical reactions, as some canceled his beach vacation, others likened these "creatures" to science fiction films and space invaders, and people kept asking the photographer when they went out, and whether they "only go out at night" in the comments. ".
Despite the backlash, the farmer hopes to continue doing similar environmental activities in the future to raise environmental awareness, and to continue focusing on issues related to nature.
It is noteworthy that this is not the first time that some creatures on the beach have been confused with "monsters". Earlier this month, a British beach resident suffered similar reactions after sharing photos of a strange creature found dead on the beach, with many viewers comparing it to the legendary Loch Ness monster.
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