Evidence of Ancient Oceans and Alien Sphinx Statues Spotted on Mars by Curiosity Rover
For decades, scientists have speculated about the history of the planet Mars.
While for the most part, the Red Planet is currently merely a rocky, dusty sphere (with some interesting underground frozen glaciers), many experts theorize that, long ago, Mars had warm oceans that would have been perfect for the development of early life.
Now, prolific UFO spotter Scott C Waring, operator of the blog UFO Daily, has announced the discovery of evidence that proves that Mars once held oceanic life. Scouring photos taken by the Curiosity Rover, Waring believes that he's spotted a pair of seashells left abandoned on the planet's desert surface.
This isn't the only thing that Waring has found recently—the blogger also purports to have found ancient Sphinx-like statues and buildings upon the planet's surface, all hidden in plain sight in Curiosity's photographs.
According to Waring, the rover almost ran over these valuable shells without giving them a second thought:
Waring is of the belief that Mars has a lot more signs of life than the governments of Earth would have us believe - previously, he has even claimed that the planet once played host to an advanced sentient species of aliens that were ultimately killed off during a terrifying war that made use of medieval technology to strip away Mars' breathable atmosphere.
Whether or not Waring actually believes all of his own theories is difficult to tell, especially considering that he has a vested interest in finding new evidence of aliens regularly in order to live up to his blog's name. Ultimately, there's not much evidence to support a lot of these theories beyond the fact that some rocks on Mars look a little bit like other things, which is inevitable when someone is scouring every photograph from the Curiosity Rover in the hopes of finding something that looks identifiably familiar.
It's likely that these seashells that Waring has spotted were probably just oddly shaped rocks. In Waring's history of searching the Martian surface, the vast majority of odd shapes have turned out to be the result of random rock formations, coupled with human eagerness to spot patterns and shapes.
Nevertheless, there is still a possibility that Mars holds some secrets, and the world may well have once had deep oceans that could have contained alien life. Based on fluctuating methane levels on the planet, it's possible that creatures may still live on Mars, buried deep underground.
For now, though, this is purely speculation, and no amount of guesswork can help us to draw closer to a definitive answer as to whether or not shellfish have ever walked on the surface of the Red Planet.
Presumably, with modern plans for a permanent Mars base, it is only a matter of time before sea creatures make it to the planet anyway.
If any site in the solar system needs a Red Lobster, it's Mars.