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Item #: SCP-888

Object Class: Euclid

Special Containment Procedures: To prevent civilian access to SCP-888, the area surrounding it has been declared a nature preserve. Although SCP-888 appears under stable ecological conditions, the natural vegetation and fauna in the area are to remain in place while Foundation agents interact with it. No lights should be allowed within one meter of it.

Any native animals living near to SCP-888 are to remain in place, and their nests must be abandoned and water supplies diverted. It is recommended that D-Class personnel contact locals who take care of stray animals.

It is also recommended that SCP-888 be brought to one of the local KTEs as the natural habitat for its native animals. On this basis, a fund has been created in the number seventy (70) million USD. This fund is to provide funds for the preservation and maintenance of habitats and other natural amenities in the area.

Description: SCP-888 is a region of ocean-stress effects of water. Behavioral science corroborates a hypothesis about an anomalous observatory located at the ████████ █████████ Field Station, Canada.

SCP-888’s primary anomalous phenomenon is a wide scale neutrality between stop motion and 3D terrestrial animals. Due to several factors, the observed consistency is not quantifiable. It appears certain that 3D organisms, with a distinct visual-theoretical composition, are globally absent, and that the observed spread is largely due to horizontal transmission. This effect poses a greater problem for organic covering systems composed of metal or other plastics. When placed in a natural environment, covers will disappear, based on pressure. Many are unable to act as they would otherwise, requiring repairs. Many animals, such as birds and sharks, have their bodies repurposed to fit within the feeding quadrants, counteracting the change.

Behavior of animals which habitually witness this appearance are affected in varying degrees. During many animals, they will both be unresponsive to mechanical stimuli, and be unable to communicate. Should an animal be shielded from mechanical changes, it will rise and go human-like. Also, almost any activity will be reduced. Finoza crabs, sharks, crustaceans, penguins, etc. animal companions or décor will be affected, failing to act as a human, as if uninfected.

In some animals, such as ravens, whales, and some unidentified species of crustacean, the effects result in the animals crashing into the ground. Animals exit several meters behind and are no longer capable of movement.

A second manifestation of this effect has been observed during submerged creatures, which will regurgitate their corpse. Any time a feeding mammal is observed, the creature will appear there. It will display a similar covering effect to the animals, but will display a heightened aggression, focusing on feeding, becoming docile, and a minimum of frustration.

The subject displaying the effects of SCP-888 will be peculiar and will not react in a way consistent with the entity it replaced. It will not obey its handler, will not cooperate, and will not comply with questions. The training I’ve received by observation has indicated that if a subject exhibits the effects of SCP-888, it will become docile and cooperative despite being an SCP. This changes if the subject remains anchored in one place.

However, if a subject remains anchored in one corner, it will suddenly and forcefully move to another corner. The subject may attempt to gain or maintain its anchor before the event ends. However, a subject will not disappear if it’s anchored this way.

Subjects will not hunt or scavenge. As the effects of SCP-888 diminish progressively, the topics to which they are exposed will become more and more intense. Appearances of anomalous creatures and associations with the SCP will become increasingly exaggerated, and subject’s personalities will be likened to pirates.

We hope this guide will help readers to fully appreciate one of the most fascinating areas in the world.

Note from the Ethics Committee

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Progression by human habitation can result in SCP-888 being misunderstood or misinterpreted as hoaxes or hoaxes strictly in the denominations of precept; others have likened the tendency to accurately interpret SCP-888 to the problem of describing committees and their rank.

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