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'Compelling new evidence' of Loch Ness Monster 'spotted' by family in new photo

'Compelling new evidence' of Loch Ness Monster 'spotted' by family in new photo

Parry and Hannah Malm were sceptics until they saw this at the infamous Scottish Loch...

While there’s plenty of characters and mystical creatures that we’re told stories of growing up, there’s one in particular that people truly believe is actually real.

And no, I’m not talking about Santa (because obviously he’s not fictional) or the Boogeyman being under your bed.

It’s the Loch Ness Monster that really has people on a hill defending its existence.

Adding to their case, there’s apparently been ‘compelling new evidence’ of Nessie ‘spotted’ by a family in a new photo.

It’s said to be the first sighting of the year, with the Official Loch Ness Monster Sightings Register logging it.

The family reckon they saw Nessie. (Northpix)
The family reckon they saw Nessie. (Northpix)

The site has 1,157 sightings at Scotland’s Loch Ness recorded to date, despite a lot of ‘evidence’ of its existence having previously been discredited.

It is widely thought that the monster in the Loch is a myth and the first written account of it appears in a 7th-century biography of St. Columbia. But a lot of the alleged encounters are said to have been inspired by Scottish folklore.

Yet, no matter what, people are faithful that the mysterious monster exists in those Scottish waters. And hey, some people just like having something to believe in and I guess this ‘monster’ is supposedly harmless.

There’s been various explorations, hunts, and research projects into finding the Loch Ness Monster - and none have been successful.

He's now convinced something's in there. (Northpix)
He's now convinced something's in there. (Northpix)

But Parry and Hannah Malm reckon they saw it on 4 April.

Visiting Urquhart Castle with their kids, they snapped a picture of what they think is Nessie itself.

“Shannon spotted the black head of an animal bobbing up and down. I was a total sceptic before but now I think there must be something there,” Parry said to the Daily Star.

Photos taken by the family show something dark popping out above the surface of the loch.

What do you reckon? (Northpix)
What do you reckon? (Northpix)

He added to the Official Register: “At first thought was driftwood, but slowly but surely made its way north towards the castle. Looked like a head above the waves. Was difficult to determine with naked eye.”

Marking 90 years since the first organised search for Nessie, NASA is getting involved in looking for the monster.

From 30 May to 2 June, the space agency will lend their expertise for the Loch Ness Monster search.

Aimee Todd, marketing manager of the Loch Ness Centre told the Daily Star: “We are hoping that experts from NASA might have some advanced imaging technology to scan the loch.

“We would have to sit down and talk to them about how to get it here.”

Featured Image Credit: Northpix

Topics: Loch Ness Monster, UK News, Conspiracy Theory