'Strangest' Loch Ness Monster sighting as 'spotted figure' captured in water
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New video footage allegedly shows the legend that is the Loch Ness Monster.
The so-called 'monster' was first thought to have been spotted in Loch Ness way back in 1933, and people have been on the hunt for the beast ever since.
Nicknamed 'Nessie', the marine creature has been seen by only a few - but people still continue to search for it.
Eoin O’Faodhagain, who has long been trying to Nessie for himself via a webcam stream from his home in County Donegal, Ireland, has labelled his new footage as 'the strangest yet'.
It shows a black shape breaching the surface of the loch and moving steadily north against the current – and Eoin can think of only one explanation.
He said: “I kept zooming in and out of the video clip, and just as well because I got one of the strangest images I have ever got in Loch Ness.
“It’s this image of a half-circle hump, light grey in colour with three uniform black spots.
“If I was looking up in the sky at it, I would have said it was a UFO, but I was looking at a webcam over part of Loch Ness.
“I have no idea what this strange moving object is, only to suggest it could be a young Nessie. As nobody to date knows what the Loch Ness Monster is, nobody can say it isn't.”
Whether the shape was a head, a hump, or something else entirely, Eoin reckons most of its mass was hidden underwater.
The 59-year-old said: “The size of the object out of the water was not big – only maybe two feet long.
“But there seemed to be a lot going on underneath the water.
“As it moved further from the camera, you could see a lot of splashing going on around it, and this was very peculiar as it was not moving fast.”
He’s also been unable to match those distinctive spots with any of the loch’s other inhabitants.
“The markings of the three black-spot pattern is very unusual,” he said.
“No seal or otter has markings like that, and – as for an eel – no on that as well. Anyway, it is moving too rigidly for any of these animals, and at a constant slow pace.
“Snakes might have markings on their skin, but what snake has a two-foot oval hump?”
The mystery of the Loch Ness Monster continues...