The world has seen its fair share of mysterious creatures.
Some of them look like any ordinary creature out there will others leave you shocked.
If you were wondering if there is a creature that has an otherworldly appearance, continue reading because we will discuss the recent sightings of Blue Dragon slugs in Texas.
Recently Texan authorities issued a warning to the State’s residents about dangerous sea creatures showing up near parks and lakes.
These creatures are tiny but can cause you a lot of damage with their sting.
Surprisingly, this is the first time anybody has seen these creatures.
The first people to spot them were merely jogging near a lake and saw something blue and shiny lying on the ground.
Initially, they thought that it was a piece of plastic, but they realized that it was a living creature upon taking a closer look.
They immediately told about it to nearby authorities, making sure that they take the measures necessary to protect people if these sea-dwelling slugs were harmful.
What Do We Know About The Blue Dragon Sea Slugs?
Researchers took some of these slugs to laboratories to examine them.
They had to practice extra safety measures to ensure that they didn’t get stung by them, although they did not know if the creatures were dangerous at the time.
Unfortunately, the studies are in their initial stages, and there is little to no information regarding these sea creatures.
That said, scientists did confirm that these slugs were dangerous, and their stings effect could last until days.
The experts also confirmed that the color of the Blue Dragon slugs helps them to camouflage from bigger fish.
Furthermore, their main preys are a smaller fish species from Portugal known as man o’ wars, a Portuguese sea creature as dangerous as the blue dragon.
Luckily, these slugs do not actively hunt human beings.
However, they could sting you if you provoke them frequently.
Terrorizing The Texans
As soon as authorities started warning people about the dangerous potential of these slugs, most of them stopped coming to any place where they could be present.