Although they are a minority in comparison to anecdotal data, various alleged photographs of unknown aquatic animals do exist,
although much dissention surrounds them. The illustration above is Peter Loh's wonderful interpretation of one of the 1975 Rines
photographs from Loch Ness, one alleged 'lake monster' image which continues to be viewed as compelling by some.
This is a guest post by Scott Mardis. Scott has been an active field investigator of the Lake Champlain “Monster” since 1992. He is a former sustaining member of the defunct International Society of Cryptozoology and a former volunteer worker in the Vertebrate Paleontology Dept. of the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences (1990-1992). He co-authored a scientific abstract about the Lake Champlain hydrophone sounds for the Acoustical Society of America in 2010. He currently lives in Bradenton, Florida.
YOU CAN’T POLISH A TANY TURD
by Scott Mardis