Aug 22, 564 CE: Loch Ness Monster Sighted

Aug 22, 564 CE: Loch Ness Monster Sighted

On August 22, 564, the first sighting of the cryptid that would become known as the Loch Ness Monster was reported by St. Columba.


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On August 22, 564, a religious leader reported the first sighting of the so-called Loch Ness Monster. The Loch Ness Monster is a fantasy creature that supposedly lives deep in a lake called Loch Ness, in Scotland. There have been hundreds of sightings of the Loch Ness Monster, and people still come to Loch Ness from all over the world to try to find the creature. However, no one has managed to capture it, take a picture of it, or find any real evidence that it exists at all!

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