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Baby Ultrasound: This Photo Is Freaking Out The Internet

01/05/2016 12:05 EST | Updated 01/06/2016 11:59 EST

A creepy ultrasound photo is freaking out the internet after it was posted to Reddit on Friday. In the image, a mysterious figure can be seen alongside the baby, almost as if it was watching over it.

“A friend's ultrasound,” Reddit user luigivampa-over9000 wrote. “When you see it...”

creepy baby ultrasound

Since being posted, the image has been viewed over two million times, with many commenting that the figure is some kind of demon. “On the right of the scan is a full bodied image of the Devil or whatever it is it does not look friendly,” one user wrote.

Another said, “Oh... my Jesus. This is really terrifying.”

In the Reddit thread, the original poster admitted that his friends were “freaked out too,” but that “everything is fine now.” The baby was born two months premature.

At the time the ultrasound was taken, the parents and their technician could not figure out what the image was.

“They asked the tech who did the ultrasound what it was- they didn't really have an answer besides they haven't seen something like that before,” the user explained. “Kinda an interesting story with a photo to go along.”

Reddit users then began debating what the eerie figure truly was. While most considered the image to be evil, others disagreed, saying it was a goddess. In fact, the top comment on Reddit identified the figure as a “Hindu goddess.”

And then there were some who saw neither. Instead, they saw a mermaid. “Womb mermaids are commonplace,” one said.

Despite the debate, users also began sharing ultrasound images of their own. And yes, they were just as creepy.

creepy ultrasound

creepy ultrasound

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