Animals: Ogopogo

Fortnight ago readers of the sedate New York Times were startled to read that one Roderick MacKenzie, Cariboo member of British Columbia's legislature, had been overturned in his sailboat on Williams Lake by the wiggling of a fabulous monster called the Ogopogo. British Columbia is a long way from Manhattan. Times readers were not worried lest the ogopogo appear in Long Island Sound or the Hudson River. But New Yorkers are used to getting their strange animal stories under the dateline "Winsted, Conn." This awful thought occurred: Are the fabulous animals of...

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