I found this article from 2005 which looks at not just Nessie but other strange aquatic creatures in Scotland.
Great water monsters and mer-folk Published Date: 26 May 2005
By DIANE MACLEAN
WATER-DWELLING beasties abound in
Nessie's less well-known cousin is "Morag", who is said to inhabit Loch Morar, northwest of
• A zeuglodon – put forward by biologist Roy P Mackal who thinks the monsters are a type of giant prehistoric snake-like creature thought to have become extinct about 20 million years ago
• A plesiosaur – very similar to the above. Just substitute the word plesiosaur (a water-dinosaur) for zeuglodon
• A log – what more is there to say, except that there are plenty of trees in
• A sturgeon – biologist Adrian Shine thinks these creatures are nothing more exciting than a great, ginormous sturgeon - a freak-fish if you like
• A bona fide monster – yes, yes, well, all right, it's possible.
Another creature currently living in
The kelpie is transposed in the
Kelpies are not the only watery beasties living in
Tail or tale: Did sea monsters and mermaid swim the waters in and around