reply to post by angelchemuel
You made my day.
reply to post by Ektar
I commiserate you on not being able to get there. Is there anywhere else so idyllic?
reply to post by Versa
Another reason why photographic evidence is hard to come by is the sheer remoteness of the location. (It is one of only two places in Britain I have
ever seen wild deer.) Yes, there are plenty of tourists in summer, but they generally just drive past & maybe stop at one of the two visitor centres.
And the stretch of water is so enormous that even the small number of local people (farmers, shepherds) very rarely see anything that they consider
What does having access to other lochs and the sea have to do with it?
It has to do with the availability of food. While there are shoals of salmon, trout and sea trout, you might expect any self-respecting hungry monster
to be on the look out for more substantial delicacies. There might even be the possibility of a migration pattern.
Have I got your interest?
OK, let's get serious.
Let's jump straight in at the deep end and have a look at a list of land-based sightings. *I apologise that you might have to change your
Mind your step
It's worth letting this sink in. The phenomenon goes way beyond a few dark movements way out across the waves.
But let's also look at some of the reported water-based sightings.
In its natural element
Food for thought?
Now let's turn to sonar-based evidence. Nessie does appear to be an elusive target — yet not entirely able to frustrate the efforts of the more
Peering into the depths
Also take a good look at the separate report on Operation Deepscan
confirms what I said previously about significant contacts. Quote: "...three strong sonar contacts, larger than would be expected from a freshwater
loch... all the contacts were larger than a shark but smaller than a whale
Also check out the Drawings and Opinions, 1
and the copious other analyses of
Living in such serene surroundings is it any wonder the creature keeps a low profile? Maybe we should be content to allow the loch to retain its
element of mystery. After all, how many magical places are there left on earth?