There are many stories surrounding this
photograph. Some say it is an alien. Some say it is a decomposing body.
The most fascinating account tells of the
origin of the photograph taking place in Ras el Khaimah, United Arab Emerates.
Supposedly, the picture was a piece of
evidence in a case involving the death of the same young man who took the
Apparently, after being warned not to go, the
young man went into some deserted caves in Ras el Khaimah to take pictures. He
was accompanied by a friend part of the way, and it may have been his friend who
warned him not to go into the deserted caves.
After seeing the flash from the young man's
camera, the friend heard him scream. He called to the young man, but getting no
answer, went to the police.
Hours later, they found the young man dead in
the cave; he had taken only one picture with his camera - the one above.