« Previous | Main | Next »

June 10, 2021


Mystery substance staining beachgoers' feet in Maine identified as bugs

(Thanks to Ralph)


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Also, it was discovered the grainy stuff between their toes is "sand."

I was gonna guess chewing tobacco.

@cfjk: That would be New Jersey beaches.

In Galveston, the black substance on our feet at the beach was hardly mysterious. It was tar. Pond's Cold Cream was best at removing it.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Copyright | About The Miami Herald | Advertise