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By Linda S. Godfrey

Wearing fins, scales, and occasionally horns or fur, a rebellion of unidentifiable water creatures have poked their dripping heads above the waves all through recorded heritage to surprise grizzled sailors and hardy fisherfolk alike. yet survivors of water monster encounters are typically left as questioned as they're terrified, wondering the origins and elusiveness of the creatures. most folk can describe what a standard sea monster feels like, but no museum boasts a skeleton--or even an irrefutable photograph--of a sea serpent or the mythical Loch Ness Monster. Lake and Sea Monsters completely explores humanity's fascination with Nessie, sea serpents, and all of the different rainy wonders of the realm, setting apart truth from fiction by way of interpreting historic legends and myths, modern eyewitness tales, and the newest medical discoveries.

Chapters include:
-Swimming via Time: beginning of the ocean Monster
-Merfolk and different Scaly Humanoids
-Kraken, big Squids, and Octopuses
-Nessie: Scotland's Sea Monster famous person
-Mistake or pretend: average Creatures and Hoaxes.

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104. Glen J. Kuban, “Sea Monster or Shark: An research of a meant Plesiosaur Carcass Netted in 1977,” initially released in stories of the nationwide middle for technology schooling, May/June 1997, 17, no. three, 16–28. Kuban’s web content. to be had on-line. URL: http://paleo. cc/paluxy/plesios. htm (downloaded on might 30, 2007). j i 116  lake and sea monsters one hundred and five. Linda Godfrey, The Beast of Bray street: Tailing Wisconsin’s Werewolf (Madison, Wisc. : Trails Books, 2003), one hundred sixty. 106. Peter Doyle, “My conflict with sizeable Eel 100-Feet lower than Sea” day-by-day checklist. to be had on-line. URL: http://www. dailyrecord. co. united kingdom. news/tmobjectid=1443119 4&method=full&siteid=89488& headline=my-battle-with-gianteel-100ft-under-sea-name_page. html. published July sixteen, 2004. 107. Oudemans, 287. 108. Ibid. , 360–361. 109. Coleman and Huyghe, 86–87. one hundred ten. Oudemans, 422. 111. John Keel, the full consultant to Mysterious Beings (New York: Tor Books, 2002), 300–302. 112. Ibid. , eighty four. 113. C. J. S. Thompson, The secret and Lore of Monsters (New Hyde Park, N. Y. : college Books, 1968), 111–115. 114. Richard Gillis, Monsters of the ocean (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1996), eighty one. extra assets sites Cryptomundo http://www. cryptomundo. com dedicated to all kinds of cryptid (unknown or hidden) creatures, Cryptomundo comprises data of recent tales facing all types of water monsters, and is a spot to envision day-by-day for information breaks facing Loch Ness and different sea and lake creature advancements. the octopus information journal on-line http://www. tonmo. com/science/public/giantsquidfacts. personal home page All you ever desired to learn about gigantic squid and octopods, with truth sheets and illustrations. the Plesiosaur web site http://www. plesiosaur. com/five. questions/five. questions. personal home page This website offers an intensive and medical examine plesiosaurs, prehistoric creatures commonly brought up as a potential reason behind sea and lake monsters. tony Harmsworth’s Loch ness info site http://www. loch-ness. org/eyewitnesses. html examine every little thing approximately Nessie, from eyewitness money owed to the heritage and geography of the Loch Ness zone. hugely prepared, and contains illustrations. i eleven j i 118  lake and sea monsters Books Coleman, Loren, and Patrick Huyghe. the sector advisor to Lake Monsters, Sea Serpents, and different secret Denizens of the Deep. long island: Penguin, 2003. Coleman and Huyghe have equipped sea and lake monsters into 14 differing kinds, with illustrations and aiding money owed for every one, and interesting old tidbits interwoven in the course of the textual content. Cotterell, Arthur and Rachel typhoon. the final word Encyclopedia of Mythology. London: Anness Publishing, 2006. a really huge espresso table–style ebook that includes a lavishly illustrated cache of worldwide water monster lore from numerous historic civilizations, together with insightful sidebars. Gilmore, David G. Monsters, Evil Beings, legendary Beasts, and All demeanour of Imaginary Terrors. Philadelphia: collage of Pennsylvania Press, 2003. an exceptional old assessment of either recognized monsters and extra vague creatures, Gilmore’s Monsters encompasses a deep pool of sea and lake beasts, saw and mythic.

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