Nobody knows for sure what the gunk is, but Petty Officer 1st Class Terry Hasenauer says the Coast Guard is sure what it is not. "It's certainly biological," Hasenauer said. "It's definitely not an oil product of any kind. It has no characteristics of an oil, or a hazardous substance, for that matter. "It's definitely, by the smell and the makeup of it, it's some sort of naturally occurring organic or otherwise marine organism."
Are we headed to some crazy world where events in movies like the "Blob" are a part of our daily reality?
He saw some jellyfish tangled up in the stuff, and someone turned in what was left of a dead goose -- just bones and feathers -- to the borough's wildlife department.
The blob may actually be hungry as evidenced by the above news. Will this blob try to consume the earth and its resources like some bad cartoon action plot? Perhaps it's some type of Exxon Valdez monster or that crazy oil slick from "Creepshow!"
Source: Anchorage Daily News