Weird round creatures washing up on Devon and Cornwall beaches?
August 18, 2016 1:37 PM   Subscribe

What are the weird, pebbled round things washing up in their hundreds on Devon and Cornwall beaches, as reported here? (Daily Mail link, sorry.)
posted by Mistress to Science & Nature (3 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Best answer: Sea urchins :)
posted by iamfantastikate at 1:47 PM on August 18, 2016 [6 favorites]

Best answer: Guess the Mail really hasn't contacted an expert, 'cos if you've never seen a sea potato on the beach …
posted by scruss at 1:47 PM on August 18, 2016 [5 favorites]

Its weird how this has become a thing in the last week in the UK national press. These are pretty common on Cornish beaches, we have a nice washed clean white one on the window ledge with all the other bits of shell and stuff that catch our eye.
posted by biffa at 5:08 AM on August 22, 2016

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