Official explanations about mysterious patterns on a lake floor exposed by drought in China being fish traps don’t stop excited internet users from speculating about aliens. Photo: SCMP composite

‘Definitely aliens’: bizarre patterns in drying lake enthral China’s internet

  • Bizarre patterns exposed on a lake floor in China by a recent drought have triggered speculation of aliens and ancient civilisations online
  • Officials have dismissed the theories and said the area has always been underwater until recently and that the patterns are most likely old fish traps
15 Nov 2022 - 6:47PM