March 12, 1994

On This Date in! in 1994 the famous Loch Ness monster photo taken by Marmaduke Wetherell was confirmed to be a hoax. The Loch Ness monster in the photo was a toy submarine with a head and neck attached. Cryptozoologists worldwide were stunned at this announcement and asked what would happen next. Would the Patterson-Gimlin film prove to also be a hoax?

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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