Channel sky News (UK) reported that researchers, professional monster hunters and a large number of volunteers flocked to Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands of the United Kingdom on 26 and 27 June. Extending for 36 km with a maximum depth of 240 metres, Ness is Scotland’s largest loch in terms of freshwater reserves.
The latest search brings together for the first time a number of “treasures” in the hope of finding the whereabouts of Nessie – the familiar name for the lake monster.
Most anticipated is the unmanned instrument that uses infrared cameras to take thermal images of the deep ocean waters. Underwater stethoscopes are used to pick up strange acoustic signals underwater, which hunters expect to be Nessie’s voice.
While professional forces were working on the lake, the organizers asked volunteers to keep a close eye on the surface of the lake to see if anything appeared or if there were any strange activities. Newspaper daily Mail Said that the camera was installed on the banks of the lake for everyone to see.
Loch Ness as seen from Urquhat Castle. Photo: PA
The Loch Ness Centre, which organized the search, is based in the old Drumnadrochit Hotel. Reportedly, 90 years ago, a female hotel manager, Aldie Mackay, saw an “underwater monster” in Loch Ness. sky News, The story went global and continues to fascinate today.
Over time, many theories have been put forward, including rumors that the creature was a snake-headed lizard that lived from prehistoric times or a giant fish, even a circus elephant.
The last major search was in 1972 but ended up empty-handed. As of 2018, researchers had examined DNA in Loch Ness, and found that there were no traces of snake heads or other similar large animals.