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The Loch Ness legend resurfaces

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 31: The existence of the Loch Ness monster is "plausible." So claim a team of scientists after unearthing the fossilized bones of plesiosaurs (long-necked marine reptiles from the age of the dinosaurs) from a dried-up riverbed in Africa. Plesiosaurs resemble the fabled "Nessie," but until now were thought to be exclusively saltwater creatures. The remarkable discovery lends weight to the theory that a plesiosaur could have survived in the Scottish loch. So, does Nessie exist after all?Click through and take an in-depth look at how the Loch Ness legend has resurfaced.Follow us and access great exclusive content everyday

The Loch Ness legend resurfaces

The existence of the Loch Ness monster is "plausible." So claim a team of scientists after unearthing the fossilized bones of plesiosaurs (long-necked marine reptiles from the age of the dinosaurs) from a dried-up riverbed in Africa. Plesiosaurs resemble the fabled "Nessie," but until now were thought to be exclusively saltwater creatures. The remarkable discovery lends weight to the theory that a plesiosaur could have survived in the Scottish loch. So, does Nessie exist after all?

Click through and take an in-depth look at how the Loch Ness legend has resurfaced.

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