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he Loch Ness monster is one of the most popularized fairy tales that has been supported by fanatics for centuries. Also known as Nessie, this monster belonging to Scottish folklore is said to live in the depths of Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands.

This monster has been publicized by many different cartons and books that support its existence. I do not either support or decline its existence, I am here to present the latest scientific theory which has more logic than anything presented in the past regarding the existence of this monster.

However, we first need to look at the origins of this monster in order to get a better understanding.


In Scottish folklore, there are prehistoric mentions of the monster, however, its first “recorded” sighting was in 565 mentioned in the Life of Saint Columba, written by Adomnan. Saint Columba was an Irish monk who was visiting the Scottish Highlands and saw a man being buried by the witnesses who stated that the deceased had been attacked by some sort of water monster.

Long story short, Columba wanted to see the monster with his own eyes, therefore he sent one of his followers to swim, making the monster appear. As the monster was approaching Columba’s follower to attack, the monk chanted a prayer that stopped the monster and made him return to the depths of the sea.

At the time as well as in the next 1,000 years no one neglected the possibility of this monster is a hoax. Over the years there have been many other alleged sights of the monster, most of them recorded during the 20th century and two in the 19th century. It is strange how no one else saw this monster during a period of 1,300 years.

Nevertheless, the sighting that sort of got the most recognition was in 1934 when the monster was “photographed” although the photograph is in such bad condition that you can’t tell if that is a swan or just a bigger duck. If you want to see the picture for yourself go and look up “The Surgeon’s Photograph” from 1934.

Apart from that, there have been many other “sightings” since the 2000s over the internet. With that, I don’t think I need to say anything else as internet users have the power to make people believe many things as if it was some sort of prehistoric inscription.

Scientific theory

An American scientist by the name of Henry Bauer discovered the origin of the mysterious Loch Ness monster after years of research and expedition. Bauer and his team came to the conclusion that the massive monster which is associated with something from the time of dinosaurs is actually an unclassified type of sea turtle.

Bauer came to this conclusion by participating in an operation known as Deep Scan. This research operation contained boats with state-of-the-art sonar scanners to scan the whole of Loch Ness in search of any sign of the monster.

From the geological proof found during this operation, Bauer came to the conclusion that the Monster from Loch Ness is actually a huge species of sea turtles from the prehistoric era which might still exist in the depths of the ocean. There is a high possibility that the species somehow survived in Loch Ness during the end of the Ice Age.

Although the theory has logic behind it, it still does not entirely validate the sightings of the monster during the 20th century. Nevertheless, the scientific society approved and accepted this theory as being valid. Despite this, people still don’t want to believe that this legendary monster is actually real.

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