If you had Loch Ness monster on your 2020 bingo card, congrats. The term was trending on Wednesday morning yet again.
What’s going on with the Loch Ness monster?
- The Loch Ness monster made international headlines Wednesday after the Daily Mail — a U.K. tabloid — published an article centered around a tourist’s photo that showed a creature rising in the water.
- The headline suggested the creature “looks like Nessy” — a nickname for the fable creature, the Loch Ness monster.
Someone took this photo of what is allegedly the Loch Ness Monster. Well gang, we’ve got a mystery on our hands! Who’s coming to Scotland with me? pic.twitter.com/r6E2vYyTK3— Abram Berry (@abrampberry) June 24, 2020
- The tourist — Steve Challice — reportedly took the photos when he was in Scotland. He posted them online thereafter.
- But the Daily Mail admits the photos might not be real: “Some doubt the photos are real and think they may have been photoshopped.”
So why are people talking about it?
I don’t want to spend too much time on this. But social media hopped on the discussion mainly to point out yet another horrifying and mystic moment of 2020. Murder hornets, a global pandemic that has killed hundreds of thousands, and the death of Kobe Bryant are among some other top headlines this year that have had people looking down on 2020.
Nessie has entered 2020? Let me don my kilt and praise the Loch Ness Monster with a rousing bagpipe number as my grandfather would have wanted— rachel leishman (@RachelLeishman) June 24, 2020
UFO’s last month. Loch Ness Monster this month. Bigfoot all set for July. 2020 wild. pic.twitter.com/c0RWz9Xn13— Aaron Void (@avoid330) June 24, 2020
2020 gonna 2020, y'all.— Howie Lindsey (@howielindsey) June 24, 2020
Loch Ness Monster? Sure, why not.
Of course the Loch Ness Monster wanted to get in on 2020. Alien invasion by December or bust.https://t.co/AUiC5vYqZQ— Cory Tincher (@crtinch) June 24, 2020
The fact that The Loch Ness Monster is the most tamed thing 2020 has thrown at us pic.twitter.com/w3SNwcwDWp— Trash (@momodaweeb) June 24, 2020