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Sixth Loch Ness Monster sighting of 2022 documented by official register

By T.K. Randall
October 23, 2022 · Comment icon 10 comments

The object is too far away to see clearly. Image Credit: Official Loch Ness Monster Sightings Register
According to the latest report, a mother and daughter had been visiting the loch when they spotted something in the water.
From a mysterious wake in the water to an unexplained mass picked up on sonar, this year's Loch Ness Monster sightings might not have proven the creature's existence, but they've certainly served to maintain interest in the legend over the last twelve months.

This latest sighting, which occurred on October 11th, was reported to the Official Loch Ness Monster Sightings Register by a mother and daughter who had been visiting from the east of Scotland.

In the report, they described witnessing something unusual in the water:

"200 yards off the bank we noticed a long break in the water which was otherwise still and calm. As we watched a black lump appeared out of the water and sat for approximately 30 seconds before disappearing once again under the water."
"After another 30 seconds the black lump resurfaced for a shorter amount of time before disappearing under the water again. The lump appeared to be boxy in shape and about the size of a football. It did not appear to swim about, rather it just bobbed and then disappeared under the water before resurfacing to do the same a second time."


An (albeit difficult to make out) photograph of the object was also submitted (see above).

Whether or not what they saw was evidence of a large creature in the loch remains open for debate - it's also possible that they observed a seal or some other conventional form of wildlife in the water.

Either way, their story makes for an interesting read.

Source: Official Loch Ness Sightings Register | Comments (10)




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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by jethrofloyd 2 years ago
It could be a bubble of the methane gas on the water surface.
Comment icon #2 Posted by sanchez710 2 years ago
Sounds like a seal to me.
Comment icon #3 Posted by lightly 2 years ago
Diving duck?
Comment icon #4 Posted by Alchopwn 2 years ago
The giant red lobster antennae are pretty scary.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Resume 2 years ago
Fixed it.
Comment icon #6 Posted by DanL 2 years ago
THAT is not very impressive, is it? It could be almost anything.
Comment icon #7 Posted by ercbreeze 2 years ago
If the sightings are like this--I am surprised there are not more than 100 sightings per day!  Never mind just 6 in 2022.   
Comment icon #8 Posted by HSlim 2 years ago
I mean, if I'm going by their deion, I found the LNM in an unflushed toilet at the grocery store
Comment icon #9 Posted by Hammerclaw 2 years ago
Don't no one recognize a Bigfoot, skinny-dipping, when they see one?
Comment icon #10 Posted by Occupational Hubris 2 years ago
"Sixth Loch Ness monster sighting sure to be the one that drums up tourism this time."


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