Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Loch Ness Monster

The modern legend of the Loch Ness Monster was born when a sighting made local news on 2 May 1933.

The story of the "monster" became a media phenomenom, with London newspapers sending correspondents to Scotland and a circus offering a 20,000 pounds sterling reward for capture the beast.

Since it was first reported more than 60 years ago, hundreds claim to have witnessed the Loch Ness Monster.

Thousands of tourists visit Loch Ness every year in the hope they might catch a glimpse of the beast.

Loch Ness is located in the Scottish Highlands, is the largest volume of fresh water in Great Britain.