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This Is China’s ‘Loch Ness monster’? The images are going viral

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Grainy footage of something moving around in the china’s Yangtze River has been tagged as a proof that the country is “the Monster of Loch Ness,” sending ripples through the Chinese social media.

The BBC is reporting that images have surfaced on the chinese Sina Weibo social media site in the previous week, showing what appears to be a long, slithering creature in Yichang, near the Three Gorges Dam.

But some of them can see the evidence of something amazing on patrol along the river, and the others were searching for more rational explanations. One expert described the animal as a “water snake”, and it has also been suggested that the mysterious creature is the Chinese giant salamander. Classified as “critically endangered” by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources Red List, and the salamander can grow taller than 5.9 ft) in length.

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The explanation for the “sighting” may be, it is even more mundane than that. The quote from the Chinese news website The Paper, but Forbes is reporting that the “monster” is, perhaps, a long piece of black material caught in the rocks.

Peer, the Video showed images of the workers and the removal of what appeared to be a large piece of black rubber.

The “Loch Ness monster” is still a source of fascination. In a recently surfaced video, in Scotland, the home of the mysterious beastie, which supports the theory that the legendary monster is a giant eel. The Ness Fisheries Board have recently tweeted with a video of one of the great eel, the object is in the form of swimming in the River Ness.

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The Yangtze River flood peak passes Three Gorges Reservoir Area on July 15, 2018, in Yichang, Hubei Province, China. – photo on file.
(Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images

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Fox News’ Chris Ciaccia, contributed to this article.

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