Icelandic commission rules video of mythical ‘Loch Ness’ sea serpent ‘is real’

wow…finally some concrete evidence…or is it…somehow I’m still not entirely convinced…keeping it real as ever! EL, Peace xx

Metro

A video of a creature described as Iceland’s Loch Ness Monster has been ruled to be real by a commission established to investigate after the video went viral in 2012.

The eerie video seems to show a gigantic scaly creature swimming through the lake water – and was shot through a window by Hjörtur E. Kjerúlf in February 2012.

The huge beast in the video tallied with local folk tales regarding lake Lagarfljót near Egilsstaðir in east Iceland, which told of  a vast sub-surface monster which once rose to the surface and ate people.

The giant serpent, Lagarfljótsormurinn, has been the subject of folk tales since the fourteenth century. The appearance of the serpent is supposed to foretell disaster.

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The footage rapidly went viral, being viewed eight million times, and the local area council set up a ‘truth commission’ to decide whether it was real. It narrowly voted that the video was authentic, which…

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