Loch Ness Monster May Be Dead

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Reports are surfacing that Scotland's famous Loch Ness monster may be dead. There have been no "confirmed sightings" for the first time in 90 years, the Daily Mail reports.

Is The Loch Ness Monster Dead?


The legendary Loch Ness monster has been capturing the world's imagination since 1933, when sightings were first reported of the monster, affectionately referred to as "Nessie," on a mass scale, and the trend has continued ever since.

Longtime Nessie spotter Gary Campbell keeps a register of all "confirmed sightings." After seeing something in the loch himself, Campbell began keeping a record 17 years ago, but his list dates back to sightings 1,500 years ago.

Loch Ness Monster

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"So far, 1,036 reported sightings have been recorded and there were some in 2012. I'm convinced that Nessie has just taken some time out and will be back with a vengeance this year," Campbell said.

Entries to the annual Nessie spotting contest were revealed to be images of a wave, a duck and one not even from Loch Ness. The lack of sightings in 2013 is certainly alarming to Nessie enthusiasts, who have been intrigued by this mystery that dates back over 80 years.

"It's very upsetting news and we don't know where she's gone," Campbell said.

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jesse rhan

Where's The Body....LMFAO

February 08 2014 at 8:30 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
MIchigan Man

Why do people continue to believe this nonsense? Does anyone question why all the photographs are ultra-low resolution? The reason is because it it impossible to enlarge the distorted photos to see the details. I only read the headlines, not the article, because it can only be of interest to not too intgelligent people.

February 08 2014 at 8:23 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
MIchigan Man

Why do people continue to believe this nonsense? Has anyone suspected something isn't right when all the phtographs are ultra-low resolution in all cases? This is intentional to prevent enlargement of detail to show it isn't real. C'on people.

February 08 2014 at 8:21 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
unklkevin

Probably 'loched' up, serving time at Scotland Yard, for fraud and deception!

February 08 2014 at 7:51 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
eric

is a sighting considered confirmed if it's just you and your drinking buddy?

February 08 2014 at 7:47 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Roger

How can something that never existed be dead?

February 08 2014 at 4:58 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
sallysunbury

Didn't the guys who manufactured "Nessie" confess years and years ago? I think one took the picture, and the other one was in the water and put his arm up with his wrist bent to look like a monster. I'm sure I remember reading that.

February 08 2014 at 4:53 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Linda

HOW do they know Neseie is female?

February 08 2014 at 2:22 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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abourge458

Old man Mctavish shared some scotch (lots actually) with her, and asked her.

February 08 2014 at 5:08 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
DANTHALER

That guy is a real jerk for saying that. I thought it was a good thing to keep the fable going. What the hell, why not. I personally never believed in the Loch Ness monter's existence, so I just want to say that there is always a possibility Bessie is out there, waiting for that guy to go out in a boat on the Loch so she can eat him.

February 08 2014 at 2:21 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
longfordarms

Think this guy wants 15 minutes of fame????

February 08 2014 at 1:49 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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