MONSTER Loch Ness is one of the many popular legends in the world. This monster comes from Scottish folklore. Local Scottish residents call this creature by the name of Nessie. It is said that Nessie is a huge water creature. With a very long neck. Often appear on the surface of the water.
Many scientists believe Loch Ness is just a myth or a cultural story. You could even say hoax. Until now, there has been no proof that monsters are really just a myth. In fact, there are several versions of the story about the Loch Ness monster.
It all depends on where you hear it. Other locations and cultures have similar legends. There is a similar legend named Champ and Ogopogo. There are so many things that lie behind Nessie’s knowledge. Reporting from the travel page. Here are some facts about the Loch Ness monster.
1. Similar to Plesiosaurus
Loch Ness has a characteristic. Long neck. Big body. It has four fins. Such a picture must sound very scary. It also reminds us of ancient animals millions of years ago. Ancient animals are known as Plesiosaurus.
Usually, monsters have similarities with a creature. Even in fiction films. Monsters in the movie have properties very similar to the original animal. It makes sense if Loch Ness is considered that way. Maybe Nessie is a dinosaur that still survives.
2. Tourist attraction
Although Nessie could not be ascertained the existence and truth. The local legend is the income from the Scottish economic sector. It is estimated that the lake where Loch Ness was first seen generated billions of money each year.
That’s all because so many tourists come to visit the lake where Loch Ness has been seen. That way, Scotland is very proud of this legend. Even several tourist attractions were built around the location of the emergence of Loch Ness.
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3. Deep scan operation
Maybe you think that Nessie is just a public story or an ordinary myth. It’s a big mistake if you think of it that way. A massive search has been carried out. Deep. To find Nessie.
This search is known as Deepscan Operation. The estimated cost of this operation is Rp. 14.3 billion, according to The Legend of Nessie’s website. Although during the operation, there was no very accurate evidence of Nessie’s whereabouts.
In their documentation, they found several sonar blips. It was identified as something bigger than a shark, but smaller than a whale.
4. Many see it on Google Earth
Not a few people are curious about the Loch Ness monster. They are willing to spend time to search using Google Earth. With the hope of finding something surprising.
Indeed, looking for it on Google Earth is the best way because you can search all day, without having to leave the comfort of your own home.
If you can’t go to Scotland. Try to search further on Google Earth. You will never know what you found.
5. More than 200 thousand searches on the internet
Loch Ness monster included in cryptozoology. The study of mysterious animals. Even Loch Ness is sought by more than 200 thousand Google users every day.
This number does not include visitors to the lake location of the emergence of Loch Ness. Or those who search on other search sites. People really like stories like this. One of them is Bigfoot. This shows that Cryptozoology is exciting.