Foreign News: Monster Rally

A Scottish veterinary student from the University of Edinburgh was one of the first to interest the world in Nessie. He was riding home on his motorbike along the shores of a lake in the Inverness Highlands on a moonlit winter night in 1934 when he saw the beast. "I was almost on it," said Arthur Grant later, "when a small head on a long neck turned in my direction, and the object, taking fright, made two great bounds, crossed the road and plunged into the lake."

Three-Arched Abomination. Before the year was out, the elusive monster of Loch Ness had been...

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