Topics: Loch Ness Monster, Tim Dinsdale, Loch Ness Pages: 1 (270 words) Published: May 28, 2013
Brad Escobar Period 2
DOL Week 31 5/29/11
1. One station televised a special last night on the world's great mysteries. Did you see it, Corey? 2. Yes, I didn't realize that the legend of the Loch Ness Monster dates from A.D. 565. 3. There is still no agreement among authorities about whether the monster is real or imaginary. 4. Skeptics have criticized those people who firmly believe in the existence of this creature. 5. Loch Ness in Scotland is Great Brittan's largest lake, more than 900 feet deep in some parts. It is quite dark and murky. 6. A London surgeon in 1933 was the first to photograph what appears to be a huge long-necked creature. 7. Some peoples say that the huge shape is simply decayed vegetation that has risen to the loch's surface. 8. Others say the creature may be a type of seal, salamander, giant eel, or marine slug. 9. Some scientists believe the description of the creature matches that of a plesiosaurus, a reptile extinct for 70 million years! 10. It could be a very long time before we humans know the truth about that mystery known as "Nessie."

In 1960, Tim Dinsdale filmed something that might have been a giant reptile. He believed strongly in the reality of the monster and advertized his beliefs to others. His seriousness prompted some to take more seriously the idea that a monster might really be living in Loch Ness. The Loch Ness Phenomena Investigation Bureau was formed in 1961. To this day, however, no one has proven that the monster really exsists.
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