Science: Myth or Monster?

The legend dates back to the 6th century A.D., when St. Columba began converting Scotland to Christianity. While visiting the Loch Ness area one day, Columba saw a giant animal rear out of the water and lunge at one of his monks. Only when the good saint made the sign of the cross did the beast back off. Since that frightening debut, Nessie, as the beast has become known, has appeared countless times to villagers and visitors alike; there are even murky photos of the famed Loch Ness monster. Despite such "evidence,"...

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