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Last week, an Australian man found what he believed was a rogue breast implant and turned it into the local police station in Maroochydore, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. He was concerned it might be evidence of a drowning or even a murder. Luckily he was wrong. The "bagged and tagged circular object" submitted to officers was confirmed, instead, to be a jellyfish. Classic mistake!

"Officers at Maroochydore Station were all hands on deck when, much to their initial alarm, a concerned citizen attended the counter to report a possible homicide," said the police report. "Investigations revealed what police suspected… the item was indeed a jellyfish."

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Before you blame this dude for his mistake, let's look at a jellyfish and a breast implant and see if you can tell the difference:

Jellyfish or breast implant? (Jellyfish)
Jellyfish or breast implant? (Jellyfish)
Jellyfish or breast implant? (Breast implant)
Jellyfish or breast implant? (Breast implant)

And here's the item in question:

Jellyfish or breast implant or mochi? (Jellyfish)
Jellyfish or breast implant or mochi? (Jellyfish)
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Jellyfish or trendy synthetic drug or lunch? (Jellyfish)
Jellyfish or trendy synthetic drug or lunch? (Jellyfish)

Pretty easy mistake to make, right? The main difference is jellyfish have tentacles. But in this case, local water safety official Colin Sparks explained the tentacles must have been "knocked off by wave action or eaten by fish."

Glad this story has a happy ending and no one was hurt. Except for the jellyfish, whose demise remains an unsolved murder mystery.

Sources: Sunshine Coast Police