Latest Ogopogo Stories
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.
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.
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...