Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

"Sea monster" spotted off British coast


Posted on Sunday, 1 August, 2010 | Comment icon 57 comments | News tip by: pixiii


Image credit: PDPhoto

 
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."

  View: Full article |  Source: News.com.au

  Discuss: View comments (57)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #48 Posted by Hp213 on 4 August, 2010, 20:31
Comment icon #49 Posted by psyche101 on 5 August, 2010, 1:13
The observer I contacted only saw turtle like features when at close range, before going home and getting a camera. When he returned, he saw a large object moving out to sea in the distance and assumed it was his earlier creature, so photographed it and reported both as the same creature as he assumed. As for the craneing neck, he says he was in a panic. He remembers it as lifting it's head clear of the water, but says his terror of being looked at by a close-by snake like head in the water may have exaggerated his memory in panic, but he could see clear eyes and nostrils. He did not report th... [More]
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
Looks like a log. 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 looki... [More]
Comment icon #52 Posted by Grape Soda on 7 August, 2010, 7:01
It is far easier to slide into the pit of belief than to climb the mountain of reason. here here! that is a pilot whale in that picture.
Comment icon #53 Posted by Pat Cooper on 9 August, 2010, 9:38
here here! that is a pilot whale in that picture. 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.


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Mystery surrounds Europe radiation spike
2-21-2017
An unexplained spike in radiation was picked up across a number of European countries last month.
Elusive tree boa rediscovered after 64 years
2-21-2017
One of the world's rarest snakes has been sighted again for the first time in more than six decades.
NASA to reveal 'major exoplanet discovery'
2-21-2017
The space agency is due to announce its latest findings at a press conference on Wednesday morning.
'Tully monster' mystery continues to endure
2-20-2017
A peculiar prehistoric discovery has left scientists scratching their heads for more than five decades.
Other news in this category
'Mermaid bones' on show at Japanese temple
Posted 2-17-2017 | 20 comments
The remains of what some people believe to be a genuine mermaid can be found at Ryuguji temple....
 
Writer investigates Wollaton Park gnomes case
Posted 2-15-2017 | 43 comments
A bizarre encounter by six schoolchildren in 1979 is the subject of a new investigation by Dr Simon Young....
 
State-funded Bigfoot hunts to be outlawed
Posted 2-10-2017 | 48 comments
Lawmakers in New Mexico are aiming to make it illegal for state-funded colleges to hunt for Bigfoot....
 
'Creature' photographed in garden at night
Posted 1-16-2017 | 75 comments
A Reddit user has uploaded an image of what appears to be a strange figure running through a garden....
 
Man tracks 'Bigfoot' for over seven miles
Posted 1-15-2017 | 206 comments
Experienced tracker Christopher Bauer followed a set of large footprints for miles across North Dakota....
 
Did megalodon teeth inspire monster myths ?
Posted 12-15-2016 | 32 comments
The teeth of the largest shark in history may have influenced portrayals of a mythological sea monster....
 
Loch Ness Monster sightings are on the rise
Posted 12-7-2016 | 6 comments
There have been more sightings of the elusive creature this year than during any other this millennium....
 
Two new video clips show alleged thylacines
Posted 12-3-2016 | 55 comments
The Thylacine Awareness Group of Australia has released two new clips recorded using a trail camera....
 
Man keeps vigil for Siberia's Labynkyr Devil
Posted 11-5-2016 | 9 comments
Andrey Solovyev has braved freezing temperatures in his quest to locate Siberia's own Loch Ness Monster....
 
'Ice monster' filmed in Alaska's Chena River
Posted 10-31-2016 | 62 comments
Video footage of a strange snake-like creature covered in ice has recently gone viral on social media....
 
Who or what was the Braidwood 'hairy man' ?
Posted 10-20-2016 | 8 comments
A strange hairy beast made headlines after it was felled by an Australian cordial manufacturer in 1893....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ