Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Australian Teen's Feet Bloodied by Mystery Sea Creatures

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Australian Teen's Feet Bloodied by Mystery Sea Creatures

Article excerpt

MELBOURNE, Australia * A teenager who went for a swim at a Melbourne beach and emerged with his feet covered in blood has stumped marine experts.

Sam Kanizay's legs felt sore after playing football on Saturday, so he decided to soak them at the beach. About 30 minutes later, the 16-year-old walked out of the water with his feet and ankles covered in what looked like hundreds of little pin holes that were bleeding profusely. His parents promptly took him to the hospital.

Kanizay's father, Jarrod, said staff had no idea what could have caused the injuries. So Jarrod went back to the beach with a net full of meat and captured the animals he believes could have been responsible. He took a video of dozens of the buglike creatures chomping on the chunks of meat. …

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