Cryptids have interested me ever since childhood, starting with Nessie during the 1960s. Here’s a quick read about water cryptids from around the world.

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In the field of cryptozoology many of the most intriguing subjects are the mysterious animals who could be living in our lakes and rivers. Around the world people have been seeing bizarre creatures in the waters. Here are a few of the most popular cryptids in the water.

sea1Loch Ness Monster: The Loch Ness Monster, or Nessie as his friends call him, is hands down the most famous of the mysterious creatures in our waters. The origins of this cryptid date back to 565 AD when Saint Columba confronted the “water beast” that the locals feared. In the centuries that followed, there were sporadic sightings of the creature but it was not until 1933 that the modern obsession with Nessie began. Those who claimed to see the creature during the 1930’s and 1940’s would often claim to see it come onto dry land, which sets it apart from many other…

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