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'Monster' photographed at Wimbledon Park Lake

By T.K. Randall
January 30, 2022 · Comment icon 10 comments

But was it really a 'monster' ? ( see photo below ). Image Credit: sxc.hu
A construction manager recently snapped a picture of something unusual in a lake in south-west London.
Arek Chytros had been going for a stroll along the water's edge one morning when he noticed what appeared to be the neck and body of a dark-colored creature protruding from the surface of the lake.

The photograph he took quickly went viral, with social media users and news outlets alike commenting on the image's resemblance to iconic photographs of the Loch Ness Monster.

Many speculated that the 'monster' could be a dog or a swan, however this is one mystery that does have an explanation as Chytros himself knew exactly what it was when he took the photograph.

"It's a tree," he said. "As soon as I spotted, it I thought of Nessie hence I snapped a picture."
Despite the down-to-Earth explanation, the 35-year-old is still open-minded about lake monsters.

"You never know what's hiding in the unknown," he said.

"If a real Nessie exists then it's got to be some dinosaur that refused to go extinct."

"I'd like to think that it does exist.'"



Source: Mail Online | Comments (10)




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Comment icon #1 Posted by jethrofloyd 2 years ago
A monstrous branch of a tree! 
Comment icon #2 Posted by Jon the frog 2 years ago
That was certainly a low events day for that to reach the news, it looks like a nice lake.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Earl.Of.Trumps 2 years ago
  If I predispose myself to view it as a tree... It's a tree! If I predispose myself to view it as a Nessie... It's a Nessie!  Imagine that 
Comment icon #4 Posted by Resume 2 years ago
Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, and a branch is just a branch.
Comment icon #5 Posted by onlookerofmayhem 2 years ago
"It's a tree," he said. "As soon as I spotted, it I thought of Nessie hence I snapped a picture."
Comment icon #6 Posted by Resume 2 years ago
Thanks for the reminder to actually examine the link before commenting on it. Meant to quote onlooker:  
Comment icon #7 Posted by stereologist 2 years ago
It is without a doubt the best Nessie photo ever taken.
Comment icon #8 Posted by Hammerclaw 2 years ago
"Mama don't take my Kodachrome a-wayyyy."
Comment icon #9 Posted by the13bats 2 years ago
Wheres the lake monster pic all i saw was a tree branch
Comment icon #10 Posted by Resume 2 years ago
Maybe we should in some cases.


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