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Loch Ness Monster may have a pal says man who saw TWO 'creatures' with binoculars

The Loch Ness Monster may have a pal says a Scottish man who saw TWO 'creatures' with binoculars while visiting the beauty spot.

The third sighting of the Loch Ness Monster this year has was made by a local who said he may have seen TWO "large animate objects" in the water.

Glenn Blevins from the Inverness area reported the sighting on Good Friday and it has now been accepted by the Official Loch Ness Monster Sightings Register.

Speaking to the Scottish Express, he said: “I was near Aldourie Castle working on the banks of the loch when I saw a large animate object in the water between both banks of the loch at approx 9.30am," he said.

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"It was dark in colour and stayed there for around 20 seconds before sinking into the water. I watched it with binoculars that I’d taken with me in the hope of seeing ospreys that had recently returned to the area.

"It was difficult to estimate the size but it was definitely larger than a seal and given the angle, there may have been two, one behind the other.”

Mr Blevins explained that he had lived in the area for over 30 years, had worked regularly around the loch during that time and had fished many times on Loch Ness.

He said he’d never seen anything like this before and felt "privileged" to have witnessed it.

A holidaymaker previously claimed to have captured the Loch Ness Monster on sonar - lurking more than 400 feet below the surface.

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Tom Ingram, from Portsmouth, was on a tourist cruise boat on the famous loch when he suddenly spotted something "big" on the boat's sonar, which passengers can watch as part of the trip.

His sighting on April 4 has also been accepted by the Official Loch Ness Monster Sightings Register as the second of the year of Nessie.

The moving object was around 125 metres (410 feet) down and about 30 feet long and screen grabbed by Mr Ingram.

"We decided to take one of the regular cruises from Fort Augustus to get some scenic photos of the loch whilst we are here.

"At around the half way point, just off Invermoriston, we were alerted to a strange shape forming on the sonar.

"At first, we thought it was part of the cruise - something for the tourists - but it quickly became apparent that what we were looking at was in real time and big!" said Mr Ingram.

"I'd class myself as 'open minded' (about the existence of Nessie), of course we are aware of the myth, but to actually see something big on the sonar like that, took us both by surprise.

"At first, we were excited and then puzzled as to what we had seen. It certainly adds to the mystery!"