Re: NANFA-- Loch Ness Monster of North America

D. Martin Moore (
Tue, 14 Dec 1999 00:49:08 -0600

> My own personal theory is that these "monsters" exist. However, I
> seriously doubt they are Pleisiosaurs (sp?) or other prehistoric relicts.
> I think they are more likely undocumented species of fish such as giant
> Sturgeons. Just my two cents worth...

There are several types of "sea serpents," some of which are
distinctly similar to Pleisiosaurs in appearance and behavior. Others
are plainly serpentine or eel-like. Yet others resemble Heuvelmans'
"centipede" (see _In the Wake of the Sea Serpents_. by Bernard

Here's a link to the Lake Champlain monster

Here's one for Nessie

For a good starting point for researching cyrptozoology in general,



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