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Elusive Canadian Sea Monster Caught on Video?
2011-11-13 05:45:12

A British Columbia resident believes that he has captured the creature known as Ogopogo, known to many as the "Loch Ness Monster of Canada" on a video that has since been uploaded to YouTube. According to Michael Sheridan of the New York Daily News, the "shaky" video does not actually show the creature itself, but instead "features waves which appear to be formed by something moving beneath the surface of the water." CNET's Edward Moyer notes that the video was shot at a winery located...

2010-03-04 06:50:00

MONETA, Va., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake monsters have captured imaginations for centuries. Lakelubbers.com tells tales of 17 such creatures in the USA, Canada, Scotland, Ireland, Costa Rica and Argentina. Loch Ness's "Nessie" is best known. Muckie, Ogopogo, Memphre, Champ, Illies, Tarpie, Nahuelito and nine others are less familiar. Most lake monsters look like serpents, dragons or giant fish. But Canada's Thetis Lake monster has been described as a scaly, gilled humanoid - similar to...


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Ogopogo
2013-09-19 11:01:39

Ogopogo is a cryptid lake monster claimed to inhabit Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, Canada. British Cryptozoologist Karl Shuker categorized the Ogopogo as a “many hump” variety of lake monster. He also claims the beast is a primitive serpentine whale similar to a basilosaurus. The original name for this creature was naitaka, which was given to it by the local Okanakane tribe. The name Ogopogo was inspired by the 1924 song “The Ogo-Pogo: The funny Fox-Trot”. It has been...

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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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