Hairless corpse believed to be a strange new mutant creature. The mysterious beast crawled feebly from a cave in Panama, so alarming local youths that they were forced to beat it to death. Because that’s what kids with sticks do, by God.
Now, we suspect that this thing was not crawling anywhere. It really does look, as Cryptomundo suggests, more like a sloth that somehow lost its hair and was in the water a while.
Or else…something funny is going on. And we’d better go check it out.