"It seems the "space snowman" is more like a "gingerbread man"", the BBC reports. In classic fashion the BBC has again taken the traditional stance of turning space objects in to inanimate objects. This time the transmutation was quite remarkably from meteorological to culinary!
"The larger lobe more closely resembles a giant pancake and the smaller lobe is shaped like a dented walnut!"
And rather unexcitingly (but rather honestly!), the actual research group who made the discovery (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory) went for "... is not, as it turns out, quite so round as initially anticipated.... New Horizons confirm the highly unusual, flatter shape..."