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Monster jellyfish invasion of U.K. south shores caused by ample food, warm water

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Giant jellyfish are invading the U.K. This story is the latest in sightings of the barrel jelly. Monster jellyfish spotted by Llanelli man on sands of Ferryside | Llanelli Star. MONSTER jellyfish have landed on the beaches of south west Wales. And there are warnings many more could be on the way. Surprised visitors discovered…

Nessie is MIA

The Surgeon's photo of the Loch Ness monster. Known to be a hoax (click on picture)

There were no credible sightings in 2013. BBC News – No Loch Ness Monster sightings for first time since 1925. For the first time in almost 90 years no “confirmed sightings” have been made of the Loch Ness Monster, a veteran Nessie spotter has said. Gary Campbell, who keeps a register of sightings, said no-one…

Video of Mekong River Monster explained

It's a fish in the Mekong, not a naga.

The Mekong river of China, Myanmar (formerly Burma), Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, is an amazing place, one of the richest areas of biodiversity in the world with plenty of incredible creatures. However, having a river monster is ONLY in the eye of the beholder. This video got the attention of a cryptozoological site and…

Mississippi gators clock in at over 700 pounds

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Opening weekend of alligator hunting in Mississippi nets two record breakers on the same day. Record-breaking gators — one right after another | The Clarion-Ledger | clarionledger.com. A first-time hunter, [Beth] Trammell said her crew hooked up on a large gator after heading for a boat launch and calling it quits for the night. When…

Morag resurfaces – Don’t call it a comeback

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Yeah, something lives in the lake, whatever it is. (But a mystery monster? Doubtful indeed.) Tourists’ shock as Morag of Loch Morar – Scotland’s second most famous monster – makes a comeback after 20 years – Daily Record. Scotland’s second most famous Loch monster – Morag of Loch Morar – has made a comeback. Holidaymaker…

Discovery channel touts… giant shark. You KNEW this was coming, didn’t you? (UPDATE: Pwned)

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Discovery Channel, originator of the mermaid “documentary”, is now hyping the idea that the giant prehistoric shark, Megalodon, is still alive out there. Once again, they are getting pummeled by actual scientists and science writers whom they did not seek to consult. Take a look at their promotional video. I see some CGI, lots of…

Lake Tianchi monster emerges for blurry picture

Photo from Chinese news site

Described as like “Nessie”, with a long neck and small head, is this another tourist-trapping mystery animal? Suspected ‘monster’ appears in Tianchi Lake- China.org.cn. A volcano monitoring station worker in Jilin was measuring water temperatures when he saw some kind of “monster” swimming around Tianchi Lake, according to a local media report. Around 5 a.m.…

Long, silver fish beached in New Zealand

Frostfish (Lepidopus caudatus  From: unitedfisheries.co.nz

Not a typical find but quickly identified. Giant frostfish washes up at Rabbit Island | Stuff.co.nz. A long, silver, unpleasant-looking fish with sharp teeth which washed up at Rabbit Island was dubbed a monster fish by beach visitors. However, it was likely to be a frostfish, said Nelson-based University of Otago marine educator Richard de…