Strange Pinging in Antarctica Leads to Army Investigation

posted: 11/07/16
by: Sasha Brown-Worsham
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There is a strange pinging sound coming from the ocean floor in Antarctica and no one knows what it's from.

The strange sounds were first heard by local hunters, who have described it as like a 'ping', 'beep' or 'hum', CBC reported. The sound has been heard in Fury and Hecla Strait - a region frequented by local hunters.

The area is known as a "polynya," which is an area of open water surrounded by ice. As of now, there is no known cause, but an army investigation, designed to root out spies and terrorists, has been launched.

Some say it could be mining companies and others suggested it was Greenpeace using sonar to protect animals from the hunters. But Greenpeace and all mining companies in the area say it's not them. So who? Could this be alien contact? Some online are speculating that it could be.

Hopefully we will know soon.

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[via: The Sun]