Image: Facebook/Dee Bishop Gecy

When this family spotted a mysterious creature clinging to some rocks, they were fascinated. However, their intrigue soon turned to panic when they realized what the animal was. So they set off on their way to help.

Image: Facebook/Dee Bishop Gecy

Robert and Dee Gecy live with their family in Beaufort County, South Carolina. In July 2017 they were enjoying a day out on the Harbor River. But as they were cruising along the water, something caught their eye.

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Image: Ken Hawkins

As they soaked up the scenery, the family caught sight of what they believed to be an octopus. The only problem was, it wasn’t in the water. Instead, it appeared to be scaling the bottom of the McTeer Bridge – which connects Beaufort to Lady’s Island.

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