Look! Up in the Sky! It’s Ball Lightning…It’s Swamp Gas…It’s SKY SHARK!

“You yell UFO, everybody says, “Huh? What?” You yell Sky Shark, we’ve got a panic on our hands on the Fourth of July.”

Via Forgetomori:

Last month, video shot of a purported UFO by Brazilian teenagers caused a bit of a stir in skeptical and UFO-friendly circles alike. The footage of a shiny, spherical object cruising through a beautiful, blue sky certainly looked like the real thing, but as it turned out, the “UFO” had an Earthly origin – albeit a highly amusing one: It was a remote-controlled helium shark manufactured under the name “Air Swimmers“.

After receiving its due 15 minutes of fame via quick-on-the-trigger local media, the flying fish was revealed to be the property of a neighbor.

Here’s some footage of the shark over the skies of Brazil. Click through to view a commercial for the product:

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  • Simiantongue

    lol
    ” Love to prove that, wouldn’t ya? Get your name into the National Geographic.”

  • DeepCough

    Clearly, that’s a flying “Yin-Yang,” which makes it even more strange and terrifying.

  • Sketchymess

    most annoying video ever!

  • http://twitter.com/WarWithEastasia warwitheastasia

    seriously, are you retarded?  its a Mylar balloon.  have you ever seen a mylar balloon at a high altitude?  That’s what the Discovery channel used to trick Jaime Maussan; they released some of them a few blocks away from him, and when they got high enough Maussan saw them, started filming them & then publicly endorsed their authenticity as UFOs.  This is exactly what those balloons looked like.

  • http://twitter.com/WarWithEastasia warwitheastasia

    seriously, are you retarded?  its a Mylar balloon.  have you ever seen a mylar balloon at a high altitude?  That’s what the Discovery channel used to trick Jaime Maussan; they released some of them a few blocks away from him, and when they got high enough Maussan saw them, started filming them & then publicly endorsed their authenticity as UFOs.  This is exactly what those balloons looked like.

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