Lusca

Largest and least explored of the many isles of the Bahamas is the mysterious, mangrove-choked Andros, 104 by 40 miles in size. Off the coast of Andros are deep-water “blue holes,” said to be inhabited by cryptids called Lusca. Described as many-armed animals resembling oversized octopuses, divers have reported attacks and near-encounters that have made the “blue holes” a risky challenge.

The zoologist Bruce S. Wright’s on-site investigations also determined that in the “banana holes,” the deep brackish, semi-freshwater pools and small lakes on the Andros, similar monsters reportedly live. He theorized that the Lusca could be a Giant Octopus or a rare variety of giant squid, harking back to the tales of the Kraken.

SOURCE:

The Encyclopedia of Loch Monsters,Sasquatch, Chupacabras, and Other Authentic Mysteries of Nature
Written by Loren Coleman and Jerome Clark – Copyright 1999 Loren Coleman and Jerome Clark

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