What washes up on the beach is rarely cute, or even alive.

This is no exception to that rule.

A reddit user recently posted a photo of an unidentified creature to a handful of subreddits, in the hopes of identifying it.

The creature, which allegedly washed up on the Leo Carrillo Beach in Malibu, California, was widely speculated to be a sea hare.

And who are we to disagree?

The reddit user who uploaded the image said:

It weighed around seven pounds and if i had to guess about five inches wide.

The California sea hare is a species of sea slug that is, unsurprisingly, found on the coastlines of California and Northwestern Mexico.

They can grow up to 30 inches long and live for around a year.

One individual Hare was once reported to have laid 500 million eggs at 27 separate times during less than five months.

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