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Old 09-16-2016, 06:28 PM
 
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Most convincing picture of the Loch Ness monster ever taken? - The Scotsman

The head looks like a seal to me, but the eyes seem odd. Maybe three seals playing in a line in the loch. it doesn't look fake or photoshopped. If it's a single animal and not just three seals in a row, I'd say it's either an unknown pinnepid, or an unknown cetacean. That's not a reptile or fish in the photo (both of these have been suggested as explanations for the loch ness monster, I believe).

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Old 09-16-2016, 09:08 PM
 
Location: Maine
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Looks like three seals to me.

Are there seals in Loch Ness?
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Old 09-17-2016, 10:15 AM
 
Location: Concord NC
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Looks like three seals to me.

Are there seals in Loch Ness?
Of course there are; what do you think "Nessie" has been eating all these years? Therefore, even if those are seals, it also proves that the monster exists. Case-closed!
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Old 09-17-2016, 02:38 PM
 
Location: Mckinney
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Old 09-17-2016, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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Here's another example of a seal in Loch Ness:

Seals in Loch Ness- filmed first by Dick Raynor in 1999 - proposed by Gould in 1934 in his book- p142

Even the guy who took the picture said his friends thought it was just seals playing. The presence of seals and their tendency to play in a line like this (if that's a common behavior) would I think explain a *lot* of the sightings over the years. I've looked for articles showing or describing seals playing in this fashion, but haven't come up with anything so far.
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Old 09-17-2016, 09:29 PM
 
Location: Under the Redwoods
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Totally seals, look at the one on the left.
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Old 09-18-2016, 12:36 AM
 
Location: State of Transition
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I didn't see anything but the lake surface. But I thought the mystery was solved decades ago; it turned out to be a giant sturgeon.

BTW, what's this about seals? Are there fresh water seals in Loch Ness? Lake Baikal is said to have the only freshwater seals in the world.
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Old 09-18-2016, 12:46 AM
 
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Old 09-18-2016, 01:21 AM
 
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Most convincing picture of the Loch Ness monster ever taken? - The Scotsman

The head looks like a seal to me, but the eyes seem odd. Maybe three seals playing in a line in the loch. it doesn't look fake or photoshopped. If it's a single animal and not just three seals in a row, I'd say it's either an unknown pinnepid, or an unknown cetacean. That's not a reptile or fish in the photo (both of these have been suggested as explanations for the loch ness monster, I believe).
Where are you seeing eyes?
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Old 09-18-2016, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Greenville, SC
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BTW, what's this about seals? Are there fresh water seals in Loch Ness? Lake Baikal is said to have the only freshwater seals in the world.
Apparently there are seals there, see the second link I posted. Maybe they're salt water seals that occasionally get into the loch.
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