Could the Loch Ness monster be real?
Could it? if so how?
- CousinLv 63 weeks ago
Yes, but not the Lake Wales Monster; that's just Prince Charles surfacing with a snorkel. The Loch Ness Monster need not be a pleisiosaur unchanged after millions of years of isolation in the Loch. Other species miniaturise on islands, evolving into smaller versions of themselves like the little elephants that were coeval with the Hobbit Florensis and many other examples. Pelicans aren't dinosaurs anymore than sparrows are pterodactyls. It's odd, really, how limited people's imaginations can be that, knowing so little really about pleisiosaurs in the first place and all based on fossilised bones from millions of years ago, that, they cannot perceive any variance for example in the size of different subspecies of Kingfishers for example. That's not only not enough knowledge definitively to declare that "there's not enough salmon in the Loch" to feed pleisiosaurs, let alone to rule out the possibility of a subspecies that grew smaller after millions of years of limited food and space. Adaption can be observed in anything else . . . but not, apparently, in pleisiosaurs. It's odd.
- PaulLv 74 weeks ago
No. Any creature that big would be known by scientists by now, and undoubtedly would have been photographed.
- Obi Wan KnievelLv 71 month ago
No, it couldn't. But I love her anyway.
Of all the famous cryptids and mystery-critters, Nessie has received the most scientific attention by far. And it makes perfect sense, since studying a single lake is much easier than studying a whole mountain range. Even a big lake is easier than a mountain range.
And Nessie has been studied by scientists. The most recent was a project by Discovery and BBC, where they did a 3D sonar scan of the whole blasted lake. They also tracked the numbers and species of all the life forms supported by the lake, and they even found a new species nobody had discovered before. It was a type of nematode (roundworm), but to a biologist that's as exciting as finding a living dinosaur. But no, they didn't find any evidence of Nessie. No tracks, no authentic photos, not a single sonar hit, not even poop. And yes they analyzed poop from the lake. Unless this beast can live without eating and can completely absorb a sonar signal, it doesn't exist.
But so what, because the lore is so much fun. I don't actually believe in The Force or in Wonder Woman, but I still enjoy the lore.
- VeschengroLv 61 month ago
the only reality concerning it is that it is a fake
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- Wise AdviceLv 51 month ago
i think there could be creatures like that in the oceans not in loch ness though.
- DubbsLv 61 month ago
It is possible that the Loch Ness monster is real, despite some of the more famous photographs having been proven fake, multiple witnesses have seen the creature and the sightings, for some time, have been consistent. Are we to believe that all reports are wrong?
If Nessie is real it's more then like the descent of plesiosaurs, which was an aquatic dinosaur. But whatever it was that killed off the rest of the dinosaurs doesn't necessarily apply to marine life.
We don't know as much about the sea as we think we do. We're constantly finding old species of fish that have thought to have been extinct for millions of years.
Although it is unlikely that a family of plesiosaurs could survive in a confined space as Lake Loch Ness, it's more likely that there are underground channels leading out into the ocean.
In fact, there have been sightings of a similar creature in Lake Khaiyr, in Russia, which is known to flow into the ocean.
Even more startling, in 1977 a Japanese fishing trawler off the coast of New Zealand hauled aboard the decomposing carcass of an unknown sea creature and took photographs, which you can find on line with a simple search.
The carcass did appear to resemble a plesiosaur, but skeptics try to pass it off as that of a shark.
There have also been reports of a dinosaur like creature living in African marshlands flowing from the Congo River. It's called Mokele Mbembe, when it comes to pronounciation your guess is as good as mine. This creature more so resembles a small brontosaurus, but it does suggest, at least the possibility that some dinosaurs may have survived the doom.
- 1 month ago
It could be a holdover dinosaur. And to those who say that is not possible, I put forward the coelecanth .
- dewcoonsLv 71 month ago
It seems like with the number of cameras around today and the number of expeditions that have been done over the last few decades that if there was a creature in Loch Ness it would have been detected by now.
- RickLv 61 month ago
that 'Loch' supposedly has underground connections to the ocean, which COULD explain why he's never been found.
- Anonymous1 month ago
Yes, the Loch Ness monster could be real. Also, there is a possibility of skunk growing wings and flying out your butthole. Each have about the same possibility.