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Liz Heard View Drop Down
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as ever, im loving all your recent pix n posts Will. keep em coming please!

i guess the Loch Ness Monster pic you originally referenced was "The Surgeon's Photograph"? (actually he was a Gynaecologist and - if memory serves - i think he subbed a trio of similar fakes from the same session)

yours is "The Teacher's (Son's) Photograph" then

your pic is obviously the better shot by far, and for me, Sir Peter Scott's assertion that "Nessie" is a species of Plesiosaur (which he described as Nessiteras rhombopterix) now seems less credible.


there again, maybe theres more than 1 species in the Loch?
what do you call yours? how about Meganatrixodon vivitlacubus??
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote will Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 May 2013 at 2:16pm
Cheers Ben, thanks for that - let's go with your latin name.  I seem to remember that Peter Scott gave Nessie the Linnaean binomial in order that it could receive legal protection, to stop it from being hunted.   Doesn't seem to have helped improve its status though, as the species remains as rare as everWink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Donny Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 May 2013 at 3:58pm
You guys might like this if you haven't heard of it:


There is a theory that the giant lake creatures occasionally spotted around the world (not just Loch Ness) are actually a long lost species of giant salamander.
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