Alleged extraterrestrial remains were recently unveiled and presented to Mexican politicians at the nation’s Congress, sparking widespread interest in the potential existence of extraterrestrial life. These two small, purported non-human bodies were said to have been recovered from Cusco, Peru, and were exhibited in Mexico City. However, skeptics are quick to counter these claims, citing a history of hoaxed alien bodies over the past few decades.
Journalist and self-proclaimed “ufologist” Jaime Maussan led the presentation at Congress, stating under oath that these mummified bodies do not belong to “our terrestrial evolution.” He asserted that nearly one-third of their DNA remains “unknown.” Maussan also claimed that scientists from the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM) had examined the specimens, extracted DNA samples, and determined that over 30% of the DNA was unidentified.
Despite these assertions, Maussan’s previous claims about discovering alien life have been debunked. For instance, in 2017, he asserted that five mummies found in Peru were “alien” in nature, only to have this debunked later, revealing that the mummies were the remains of human children.
This event is part of a long history in South America where alleged “alien” discoveries have been made, only to be subsequently revealed as fake or hoaxes. Such incidents underline the importance of scientific rigor and critical examination in evaluating claims related to extraterrestrial life and unidentified phenomena.