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"Sea monster" spotted off British coast


Posted on Sunday, 1 August, 2010 | Comment icon 58 comments | News tip by: pixiii


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Marine experts have been examining a new photograph taken of an alleged sea creature off the coast of Devon.

The picture was taken to the Marine Conservation Society for study and appears to show a greenish-brown creature in the water, skeptics however remain unconvinced as the image isn't clear enough to make out one way or the other. ( See picture )

"Cynics may dismiss it as just a piece of driftwood or a trick of the light."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #49 Posted by psyche101 on 5 August, 2010, 1:13
Sounds quite plausible, well done!!! Keep up the good work, I shall keep an eye on this thread for further updates on the head/neck anomaly, but I feel your deion is quite adequate. Cheers!
Comment icon #50 Posted by AliveInDeath on 5 August, 2010, 1:24
Looks like a log.
Comment icon #51 Posted by Pat Cooper on 5 August, 2010, 13:25
I have tracked down and spoken to both the other article originator and the lady from Brixham. The lady from Brixham has posted the following on Facebook " The accounts of the Torbay Sea creature are exciting and I have seen two turtles near Torbay too. I thought it was the monster at first. From the beach I could see a large grey hump appear each time the wave went out and what looked like two monster heads popped up occasionally a very close distance off. I scrambled round the rocks to get a better look. On closer examination the large grey hump was a not very healthy looking jellyfis... [More]
Comment icon #52 Posted by Grape Soda on 7 August, 2010, 7:01
here here! that is a pilot whale in that picture.
Comment icon #53 Posted by Pat Cooper on 9 August, 2010, 9:38
Almost. It's a sperm whale rather than a pilot whale and was seen by lots of observers that day in that general area.
Comment icon #54 Posted by Harriet The Ripperologist on 9 August, 2010, 11:18
Ooh, exciting, exciting! There hasn't been a Nessie photo for ages! Looks a bit ambiguous to me though. Could be one thing, could be the other....
Comment icon #55 Posted by Test Subject on 12 August, 2010, 9:48
So it's official...Nessy exists!
Comment icon #56 Posted by godzillawars1 on 13 August, 2010, 20:43
i hope that this pic i real
Comment icon #57 Posted by J.B. on 14 August, 2010, 8:03
They've already figured it out satisfactorily, or as close to it as they will. It's a jellyfish/turtle/sperm whale combo, sightings of different creatures.


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