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yogi
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Nessie Update

Post by yogi » 16 Sep 2016, 19:22

Apparently somebody photographed THE REAL Loch Ness monster: http://www.esquire.com/lifestyle/news/a ... s-monster/

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Post by Icey » 17 Sep 2016, 05:35

LOL - that's a beauty isn't it?!!

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Post by yogi » 17 Sep 2016, 08:34

I don't know what's going on in those waters, but I surely don't want to get close enough to find out.

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Post by pilvikki » 17 Sep 2016, 08:54

it'd be cool, would it not?

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Post by yogi » 17 Sep 2016, 09:31

Yes, I'd take the 15 minutes of fame that goes with solving the Loch Ness Monster Mystery. I just don't want it posthumously.

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Post by Kellemora » 17 Sep 2016, 12:39

Some guy a couple of years ago posted several satellite images next to ground photography taken of Nessie at the same time.
What appeared in the ground taken image looked about like the image you found Yogi.
But the satellite images showed the head was only a large turtle, and behind it two fish, of which both were named as to species.
In other words, he debunked nearly every photograph of which he had a satellite image during the same time frame.

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Post by Icey » 17 Sep 2016, 15:51

And apart from keeping the tourists happy, there's no reason to believe that anything unknown lurks in Loch Ness. However, a large conger eel and a freshwater catfish've been caught there ....

The eel:

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A Wels catfish which can grow to 15ft. or more, and weigh about 660 lbs:

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Post by yogi » 18 Sep 2016, 08:22

Here is yet another take on that same picture in my first post:
http://www.dunkthebiscuit.com/fail/peop ... ss-monster
This explanation seems most credible.

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Post by Icey » 18 Sep 2016, 16:53

I agree. I even thought at the time that the head of the "monster" resembled a seal.

There isn't any monster in the loch. Officially, sightings've been seen since 1933, but legend has it, that in 565 A.D., Saint Columba was the first person to set eyes on Nessie. She'd be getting on a bit now, if she was still alive, and if such a creature'd bred in the loch, many more sightings would've been reported,even if it was just mum, dad and one offspring.

Even so, the myth perpetuates a living for those who live near the loch, and it's no worse than the dragon of St. George. The Loch Ness monster's known all over the world, and the souvenirs, boat trips and accommodation ensure a steady income. Every time a new photo's produced, it generates an increase of interest. : )

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