At the beginning of the 21st Century monsters still roam the remote, and sometimes not so remote, corners of our planet. It is our job to search for them. The Centre for Fortean Zoology [CFZ] is - we believe - the largest professional, scientific and full-time organisation in the world dedicated to cryptozoology - the study of unknown animals. Since 1992 the CFZ has carried out an unparalleled programme of research and investigation all over the world. Since 2009 we have been running the increasingly popular CFZ Blog Network, and although there has been an American branch of the CFZ for over ten years now, it is only now that it has a dedicated blog.

Friday 17 April 2015


The Loch Ness Monster isn't the only anomalous thing in Loch Ness, according to reports.  Loch Ness itself is 24 square miles in area with access to the sea, so this isn't entirely surprising.

While I cannot trace the origin of this account, it seems to be a fairly regularly told story.  In 1880 Duncan McDonald, a diver, encountered a huge froglike animal in the water of the lake.  It doesn't appear to have shown any hostility, but it must have been a startling experience.

In more modern times, silvery creatures that looked like mice were videotaped and photographed on the bed of Loch Ness.  An expert at the British Museum (Natural History) was unable to identify the creatures.

Long before the Loch Ness Monster sightings of the 1930s, the lake was renowned for its huge eels.  Could sightings of these account for the famous monster?

Loch Ness

No comments:

Post a Comment