A weird creature which appears like a bootlace or black string was caught by a surprised fisherman who had no concept what it was and shared it on social media.

Within the bizarre clip, the alien-like animal wriggles round on the lakebed after unintentionally being hooked whereas fishing.

The dark-coloured, wiry creature strikes with a particular snapping movement because it jerks round on high of some rocks.

The incident was filmed at Zavoj Lake on the Visocica River in south-eastern Serbia and the footage was later posted on Fb by Marko Ungurjanovic the place it has been extensively shared by baffled viewers.

The weird creature snaps through the water while coiled up
The bizarre creature snaps by the water whereas coiled up

Marko stated the little creature was unintentionally hooked whereas fishing on the lake.

Whereas he didn’t know what the organism was, he later found that it was a Nematomorpha, generally generally known as horsehair worms or Gordian worms.

Most species vary in measurement from 5 to 10 centimetres, typically reaching lengths of as much as two metres in excessive instances.

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Regardless of this excessive size, the worms are normally between one and three millimetres in diameter.

Horsehair worms are present in damp areas, similar to watering troughs, swimming swimming pools, streams, puddles, and cisterns.

Whereas the grownup worms are free-living, the larvae reside as parasites on creatures similar to beetles, cockroaches, mantids, and crustaceans.

They’ve an exterior cuticle with out cilia (a hair-like organ) and inside, the bizarre animals have solely a longitudinal muscle and non-functional intestine.

The black and wire-like creature wriggles around on a lakebed
The black and wire-like creature wriggles round on a lakebed

This comes after a grotesque trying sea monster which resembled a human mind was discovered washed up on a seaside.

And a “mutant” sea animal with disturbing human-like options brought about panic when it was discovered alive after being introduced ashore by the tide.

In the meantime, the skeleton of a sea creature with fangs on its tail baffled a girl when she stumbled upon its stays on the seaside in Brighton.