This is one of those Chozo statues from the Metroid series. They always seem to be holding a nice little power up for our favorite space bounty hunter Samus Aran. Even though it kind of looks like a dragonball I assure you it's most likely something like the screw attack or space jump.
Dang... I should have made it Samus in ball form, oh well.
I wish a collection of the Gameboy games would come out because I've only played a couple of them (but not beaten)365 Alien Blog