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2013年7月29日(月)

【ネス湖の恐竜:真実、それとも作り話?】

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The mystery of the Loch Ness Monster

 

There is reputedly a large unknown animal that is said to inhabit Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands which is often called the Loch Ness Monster.

 

The story of the Loch Ness Monster was first rumoured back in the 7th century; however, no proof was ever found.

 

In 1933, Hugh Gray managed to take a photograph of this alleged monster.  Unfortunately, the photograph is not clear at all, and it’s impossible to say exactly what is in it.  However, this captured the imagination of the general public after the photo had appeared in a national UK newspaper.  Could it really be true that there is some sort of large animal or monster living in Loch Ness?

 

The controversy continued in 1934 when Surgeon’s photograph was printed in a national newspaper showing its head and neck.  But could this photograph be a fake?   Unfortunately, many experts seemed to think so.

 

This brings us to another question: have many other people seen it?  The answer to this is that yes, a reasonable number of people have claimed to have seen it, filmed it, photographed it or even produced a sonar image of it!  Yet, every single one of these claims can very easily be disputed.

 

All of this leaves the question: does the Loch Ness Monster really exist?  Personally, I think it is doubtful, but who knows?  Maybe there really is a monster lurking in the depths of Loch Ness.

 

 

 
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