The Mysterious Myth Of The Loch Ness Monster

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Up to 1933 it was believed that dinosaurs were extinct until they saw an enormous snake-like creature in the waters of Lake Loch in Scotland. There have been more than 1,000 sightings of a creature known as the Loch Ness Monster (Radford). This mysterious cryptid has been sighted countless times, however it has not once been caught or seen up close; this is the reason why it is believed to be a myth. From several videos, pictures, and interviews it is true that Nessie, a nickname given to the Loch Ness Monster, is real and lives in Lake Loch in Scotland; this mysterious creature has been seen countless times and is without a doubt an existing thing on this earth.
First of all, there have been several detailed pictures and videos of Nessie that prove that it really exists. The first photo ever taken in 1933 is very well-known and clearly shows the mysterious monster above water. There are scientists that have examined this photo time after time, zooming in on it, and the majority of them believe that the Loch Ness Monster truly does exist. Tim Dinsdale, an aeronautical engineer, saw the monster and took a photo of it ; he gave this to photo-analysis experts at the British Royal Air Force's Joint Aerial Reconnaissance Intelligence Centre. They concluded that the part of the thing that was above the water on Dinsdale's film was approximately 12-16 feet wide and 5 feet high, could not have been a boat, and was some sort of animated object ("The Legend of Nessie the Ultimate Loch Ness Monster Site"). In 2007 a scientist took a two minute video clip of Nessie that he described showed a “long, black creature swimming just below the surface of Loch Ness.” From several other videos that have been reported, people who have believed they have gotten this monster on tape only claim to see Nessie for only a short period of time.
In addition, there are several interviews of people who believe they saw the Loch Ness Monster.
I was minutes from going home but I saw something moving and dashed out of the car and switched the camcorder on. About 200 yards away from me I could see something in the water. It was definitely a creature propelling itself through the water. It was fairly bubbling along the water. It was streaking along. ("Legend of Nessie - Ultimate and Official Loch Ness Monster Site - Searching for Nessie")
These were words of Gordon Holmes in 2007; his enthusiasm in this interview clearly shows that he was not lying. Out of all the various sightings, people have described Nessie to be a kind of reptile, and others have firmly been sure it was a plesiosaur, an extinct kind of dinosaur. In 2001 James Gray was coming home from work one evening when he saw the bewildering monster. "This was certainly no seal. It had a long black neck almost like a conger eel, but I couldn't see a head. It didn't seem to bend very much but as it went under it sort of arched and disappeared.” (“Legend of Nessie - Ultimate and Official Loch Ness Monster Site -...

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