Loch Ness Monster Essay

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Among the many mysteries in the world,one of the the most compelling is that of the Loch Ness Monster. The Loch Ness Monster is a mysterious creature that inhabits the Loch Ness lake in the Scottish Highlands.(Wikipedia).It is a dark gray creature with a 9-foot long neck as well as a 14-foot long body(Livescience).Concerning this creature, there are so many questions left unanswered and so many holes in the various theories. How could a dinosaur live and evade human contact for 2000 years? How could an eel grow to 2500 pounds? With all these hoaxes, what does one believe? But finally, after all these years of bafflement and wonder, a credible theory has been uncovered. Recent development on the Loch Ness monster depicts that Nessie is indeed an elephant due to its sightings, its physical attributes and its timing. The first idea that solidifies the theory of Nessie being an elephant is its similar physical attributes. Paleontologist Neil Clark illustrates why he firmly believes that the monster of Loch lake is indeed a pachyderm. Mr. Clark noticed the likeness between the shape of a partly submerged indian elephant swimming in a river and the infamous 1934 image of the alleged Loch Ness Monster (National Geographic).In the photo, Nessies alleged neck is striking in similitude with the trunk of a submerged elephant.Geological Society journal of Glasgow University claim that the protruding “limb” in the 1934 image belongs to no known creature excluding that of the pachyderm family. A Scottish couples sighting also exemplifies that the monster of Loch is simply an elephant. On July 2nd 1933 Mr. and Mrs. Spicer were the first to see Nessie on land. They described it as a large prehistoric creature carrying a small lamb or animal with its “neck”. If nessie were per-say a marine dinosaur, it wouldn't be able to wrap its neck around its victims due to its thick

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