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Underwater skeleton tea party discovered by Arizona snorkeler

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A very merry unbirthday to them

A snorkeler in Arizona spotted two skeletons tied to lawn chairs on the bottom of the Colorado River on Monday. According to La Paz County Sheriff's Office, a diver from the local fire department was sent to investigate, only to discover the remains were the sort of plastic skeletons that might be found in a haunted house or biology classroom.

Footage from the diver's investigation is now available on YouTube (above). Deep in the green water, two fake skeletons recline on lawn chairs. Both wear sunglasses, and one sports a wig of bushy synthetic hair. The plastic bones are layered in a thick sediment, seemingly left undiscovered at the bottom of the river for some time.

This comment from the Sheriff's Office Facebook page tickles me:

"Although the call itself was resource intensive, both the Sheriff's Office and Buckskin Fire were happy to find that the remains weren't real and thanked the reporting party for making the call."

The investigation cost time and money, but at least the bodies aren't real!