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Has Nessie finally been caught on video? Footage appears to show monster’s head and neck emerging from the waters of Loch Ness

  Richard Collis captured video footage of a strange figure in Loch Ness Video appears to show the long neck and head of the infamous monster Nessie appears around 500ft away from the shore in the middle of water Mr Collis said he is normally a sceptic but cannot explain what is in the video It is the latest Nessie sighting – with first recorded around 1,500 years ago Thousands of photos have been taken, claiming to have captured the monster, and experts have held dozens of investigations to find…

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Denmark ‘pours $428k’ into researching fictional troll

Denmark’s Council for Independent Research (DFF) will contribute some 2.5 million kroner (US$428,000) into funding research on a fictional troll – an underground being which exists in popular myth on the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea. The troll in question – Krølle Bølle – is the national troll of the island. He has had fans since 1946, when his legend was devised by writer Ludvig Mahler. However, a prior legend told of an underground being, upon which Bølle might have been based. Lars Christian Kofoed Rømer, the researcher…

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Sightings of a ‘beast’ in Wallsend: What is this animal spotted in a Tyneside park?

Is it a dog, a badger or an old fox? Well, experts think this may be the first sighting of a raccoon roaming free on Tyneside. The furry mammal, usually found in North America, was spotted by a surprised jogger in Wallsend on Friday morning. Wildlife experts believe it is the first recorded sighting of the wild beast in the area. Tom Hughes, 22, was running through the grounds of Wallsend Hall at around 7am when something caught his eye. He said: “I was running along and came across this…

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Breeder ordered to get rid of noisy birds

When Peter Hammond started breeding parrots at his home, he didn’t expect a squawk of protest from his neighbours. His rural property was a noisy pig farm until recently, and there are other farms in the area. But his hobby has split the village – with angry neighbours complaining of sleepless nights and stress. Now Mr Hammond’s critics appear to have won the battle to have the birds removed, after the local council ruled he had to rehome all of them within six months. Read more

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Chocolate-covered bugs served up at insect museum

The menu includes crickets and wax worms on toothpick skewers for dipping in a fountain of melted chocolate, along with “tarsal toffee” made with bug legs and mealworms and fudge infused with crickets and marshmallows. What looked like a Halloween trick was actually an array of treats being served up Saturday at the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium in New Orleans. The 23,000-square-foot facility is the largest free-standing museum in the United States dedicated to insects. It houses thousands of live bugs, including beetles, cockroaches, wasps, bees, ants and termites….

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