Sightings increase of Zimbabwe’s own ‘Loch Ness monster’By JANE FIELDS IN ZIMBABWE
Published on Thursday 27 December 2012 00:11
A MYTHICAL serpent-like creature who lives in the murky depths of a lake and is the subject of countless childrens’ stories. Sound familiar? Meet Nyaminyami, Zimbabwe’s very own Loch Ness monster. He has the head of a fish and a snake’s body. He lives in Lake Kariba, a magnificent man-made dam in the northwest of the country, studded with hippos and the eerie skeletal tops of long-dead trees. And for the first time in more than a decade, Zimbabweans living on the shores of Kariba are reporting a mysterious sighting on the River God.State media is reporting that fishermen and residents of Mahombekombe, a suburb of Kariba town, saw Nyaminyami earlier this month.
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Read more on this creature here: http://cryptozoo-oscity.blogspot.co.uk/2010/05/nyaminyami-legend-or-based-in-fact.html