The bizarre extraterrestrial species, or gnome, was captured  in Russian forest.

The black monster measured around 40 cm in height and was about 40 cm wide.

It resembled a large, human-sized head. The strange monster could be either an extraterrestrial being or a gnome hiding beneath the tree roots.

Russia’s woods are not well-studied. It is home to odd species, such as goblins, gnomes, elves and aliens

Anomaly zones are found in Russia’s forests that occasionally see UFOs.