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For centuries, eyewitnesses around the world - from America to Africa, Argentina to Scotland - have reported sightings of dark, mysterious creatures in area lakes that surface briefly, only to quickly disappear. While the most famous lake monsters of Loch Ness and Lake Champlain have gained international notoriety, hundreds of lakes around the world are said to shelter these shadowy creatures. Lake Monster Mysteries is the first book to examine these widespread mysteries from a scientific perspective. By using exhaustive research and results from firsthand investigations to help separate truth from myth, the authors foster our understanding of what really lurks in the cold, murky depths. 

Benjamin Radford and Joe Nickell are considered to be among the top lake monster authorities in the world. Here they share unique insights into many of the world's best-known lake monsters. They interview witnesses and local experts and discuss the different types of lake monster sightings, delve into possible explanations for those sightings, and examine hoaxes, evidence claims, and legends surrounding the monsters. The authors have also conducted groundbreaking fieldwork and experiments at the lakes and have examined recent photographic and sonar evidence. 

The book is published by The University Press of Kentucky. The audiobook is published by University Press Audiobooks. 

"A most enjoyable read and I guarantee you will learn much from these intelligent researchers." (John Kirk, author of In the Domain of the Lake Monsters)

"The most up-to-date, definitive, scientific assessment of the evidence for and against the existence of lake monsters." (Robert E. Bartholomew, coauthor of Panic Attacks)

"For those who are interested in these mysteries, it makes good reading." (WTBF Radio)

©2006 The University Press of Kentucky (P)2019 Redwood Audiobooks

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