Mysterious Loch Ness Monster Spotted Again In China's Yangtze River

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A video appeared online recently that shows a mysterious creature floating in the Yangtze River of China. It looks a lot like the 'Loch Ness Monster'.

Written By Avantika Shukla | Mumbai | Updated On:
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A video appeared online recently that shows a mysterious creature floating in the Yangtze River of China. The floating creature looks a lot like the Loch Ness monster and it has been filmed three times in a week. A lot of speculations are being made on what the creature is in real. In the video, the huge creature can be seen floating in the river, looking like a big black snake. The video clip gained millions of views and a lot of social media users have been sharing it. There has been no statement by the Chinese officials on the video yet. 

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Twitterati makes speculations

The video was taken from far at the Yichang, Central China's Hubei Province where this black creature can be seen moving in the water. Twitter users started making their own speculations on the creature. A user shared the footage on this Twitter handle with the caption, "Recently, in Yichang, Hubei, netizens photographed mysterious animals in the Three Gorges Dam area. The body size is several meters long and moves like a snake in the water. Some people speculate that this is a large snake that lives in the water".  A twitter user wrote, "Fancy a distraction? China may have discovered its own version of the Loch Ness Monster".

Another user doubted and wrote a comment on the video saying, "I like how people always go back to this. Why can't it just be a modern-day animal? Or.. a VFX artist trolling?". A third user wrote, " We all want to make this as amazing as a creature, but it probably looks just a tarp. It's pretty cool". One more user replied to other users saying that the creature doesn't look like a snake, as snakes do not swim like that and its tail is not even like a saltwater crocodile so the animal is something that is different from actual sea animals. A user tweeted, "Why is every image of a mysterious monster always so blurry?", raising a question that seemed valid to many.

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Third video in a week

Located in China, Yangtze is Asia's longest river with about 6300 km length. Another footage that emerged online was shot at the Three Gorges Dam Scenic Area which is the world's longest dam located in Yichang city. A dark coloured and long unidentified animal can be seen in that footage which looks a lot like the 'Loch Ness Monster'. A Loch Ness Monster is a creature popularly believed to exist in the Scottish folklore. It was originally said to be a creature that inhabits Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. Social media users are suggesting that the monstrous creature resides in the Three Gorge Dam. 

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