The famous Loch Ness lake in Scotland is once again stirred by rumors of the existence of a sea monster living here.
According to The Daily Record, Steve Carrington, a tourist on a trip to Loch Ness Lake accidentally happened to have the opportunity to capture an image of a creature about 2.5m long floating on the water and quickly disappearing.
'It only appeared for a moment and this picture is really lucky for me,' Carrington said.
If you look at it far, many people will easily think this is a Loch Ness sea monster. (Photo: Steve Carrington).
Despite taking this photo during his tour of September 2019, Carrington said he didn't see it until the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic caused him to spend more time in socially isolated houses. .
Immediately after posting the photo on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, the appearance of this creature has become a mysterious phenomenon that many people are extremely curious.
However, the mystery of this sea monster was quickly extinguished. As it turns out, the creature in the picture is actually a catfish .
The size of the catfish Silurus Glanis can be confusing for many. (Photo: Benjamin Gründer).
Specifically, this catfish was identified as the Silurus Glanis, which was caught by professional anglers in the Po River, Italy in 2018. With a weight of about 130 kg, a length of up to 2.68 m, fish Silurus Glanis can make many people 'goosebumps' look at their own eyes.
With a keen eye, many Twitter users immediately pointed out the similarity of the patterns on the back of the catfish once caught with the creature in the image.
The patterns on Silurus Glanis' backs look like human fingerprints, always unique. (Photo: Twitter).
According to the blog Mystery Loch Ness, the author of the photo Steve Carrington is working as a 3D image artist, many sources believe that the photo of Carrington has been edited.
While the theory of a giant catfish living in Loch Ness is considered to be more plausible than that of the legendary sea monster, a survey was conducted earlier, but the researchers claimed They did not find any trace of the existence of catfish.