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Creepy Dolls that are caked in barnacles and washed up on Texas beaches were auctioned off

USA Today

By Camille Fine

May 27, 203

Researchers in Texas who survey the coasts for sea life and often stare down a creepy doll with barnacles for eyes have auctioned off hundreds of items they find to help fund the rehabilitation of sea turtles and birds.

For 15 years, the Mission-Aransas Reserve at the University of Texas Marine Institute has sold off some of their best finds along a 40-mile stretch of beach to raise funds for the Amos Rehabilitation Keep. Last year, the auction brought in around $3,000,  reports the Houston Chronicle’s Ariana Garcia. 

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