Mars is an amazing planet that I one day hope to visit. When I get there, I only imagine I’ll be greeted by a plethora of alien lifeforms and artifacts hidden among the planet’s sands. Or, at least, that’s according to eagle-eyed paranormal enthusiasts who comb through pictures of the red planet’s surface looking for clues…

Their latest find was spotted in a recent photo beamed back to Earth by NASA. Do you see it?

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Here’s a closer look, along with a color enhancement. They’re saying this is either an alien or “Sasquatch” skull. Think it’s the real deal?

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Here’s the original and enhanced version side-by-side.

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Sadly, likely what we’re seeing is simply the human brain’s natural instinct toward pareidolia. That is, our tendency to see meaningful shapes and pattens in random objects.

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Of course, that’s not to say that there is no life on Mars. It’s just probably small and microbial, not giant alien Sasquatches.

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Personally, I would love for this skull to be a real thing. Just imagine how much more interesting life would be if we discovered a neighboring alien civilization on Mars…