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The mystery of a marine creature which washed up on a New Zealand beach and created an online stir appears to have been solved.The creature was washed up on a Bay of Plenty beach and filmed by a group of quad bikers before being washed back out to sea, reports The Bay of Plenty Times.Information posted below the video suggests the creature ‘has a huge head and teeth with rudimentary flippers … it seems about 9m in length but the lower part of the body is probably mainly entrails from an attack’.Initially it was not known what kind of creature it was - or if it was in fact a hoax.However,the clip was sent to marine mammal expert Anton van Helden and he reckons the creature could be a killer whale.“The video pans over the flipper and it is a flat paddle shape which is diagnostic of the killer whale,” he said.“It is very typical for whales of different shapes and sizes to wash up on beaches around New Zealand.”