Birdsong. The smell of flowers. The trickle of running water. All is calm in South Carolina as a young couple stroll along beside the Stono River. But suddenly the idyllic scene descends into something much darker. They’ve spotted a shape emerging from the sandy bank, and it’s really not the sort of item you find every day. In fact, the thought of it alone is enough to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up.
At first glance, these moss balls look harmless – even pretty. But don’t be fooled. If you get your hands on one of them, know that the United States government needs you to destroy it straight away. And not obeying this order could bring dire consequences. We’re not exaggerating!