What’s behind the creepy photos that have sparked panic in South Africa?

Image that caused panic (Kennedy News)

A South African photographer has created a frenzy by posting some photos on social networks. environment, But many users confused the protagonists of the films aliens Emerges from the sea

Pictures taken John VorsterA 62-year-old farmer, in his hometown Pay more, in Western Cape State. When he shared them in a group facebook, As reported by the South African media, it provoked all kinds of reactions Kennedy News.

“I was surprised,” Vorster said. “A lot of people were scared of these alien-looking sea monsters. It was like ‘jazz’: Is it safe to go in the water?.

“People kept asking me when I was going out [las criaturas] If they only come out at night,” explained Vorster, who also recreated the hair-raising performance in a nearby river.

The objects depicted are nothing more than dead cactus plants (Kennedy News).
The objects depicted are nothing more than dead cactus plants (Kennedy News).

Apart from being extraterrestrials, the objects depicted are nothing more than dead plants CactusA perennial succulent valued for its healing properties.

Vorster lined them up on the beach at dawn in a provocative manner Monsters with tentacles occupying the shore. Later he posted the photos on Facebook to create awareness Environmental degradation.

“I thought I could use it as a metaphor for how people see these plants as alien, but really we’re two-legged aliens messing up their world,” Vorster said. “That’s the idea”.

However, Worster’s tattoo photo was taken by some users for words.

“Please go back to the sea,” wrote one, while another commented: “Is this true? My goodness… how scary”.

“I’ve never seen them in all the years I’ve lived on the beach,” said another. “Perhaps they are only in Cape waters.”

(Kennedy News)
(Kennedy News)

They look like foreigners World War With Tom Cruise,” one commentator said of the sci-fi film Invaders. Steven Spielberg Since 2005.

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In an attempt to quell the panic, the photographer tried to explain that it was not an alien.

However, this drew the ire of his critics, who claimed he had “Beguiled”Vorster said.

Aloe vera is a perennial succulent valued for its healing properties.  (Jan Sochor/Getty Images)
Aloe vera is a perennial succulent valued for its healing properties. (Jan Sochor/Getty Images)

“People were Googling aloe vera [nombre científico] And couldn’t put the two together”, he lamented. “They kept saying, ‘Please help us because it’s not a plant. It cannot be a plant”.

Concerned internet users sent photos of Worcester to an environmental scientist, who confirmed the figures were not dangerous to humans.

Despite the setback, Farmer hopes to create similar environmental PSAs in the future. “I learned a lot and am very motivated to continue with Aloe Ferox and continue to focus on nature-related issues,” she declared.

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