Man Claims He Found Loch Ness Monster With... Apple Maps?

​A Loch Ness Monster enthusiast claimed Friday that he found proof of the monster's

​A Loch Ness Monster enthusiast claimed Friday that he found proof of the monster's

existence in the one place nobody thought to look: Apple Maps.

So, yeah. That's it. The mighty Nessie — the famed, majestic sea monster! Or just the wake

from a speed boat.

After monster hunter Andy Dixon told the Daily Mail of his discovery, it was soon confirmed

with an "objective" analysis by Gary Campbell of the Official Loch Ness Monster Club.

Campbell added, "unless there have been secret submarine trials going on in the loch, the

size of the object would make it likely to be Nessie."

And Dixon told the Mail he was excited to collect further proof. "I was a believer in

Nessie even before this but I had never been. Now I am so excited, I can't wait to get up

north and pay a visit - with a camera of course."

And you can count Google in on the Loch Ness conspiracy as Nessie does not appear on Google

Maps satellite images. But some are citing the fact that Dixon found the image on Apple

Maps as proof that... there is no proof.

The inconsistent app endured a famously tortured roll-out in 2012, leading drivers in all the

wrong directions and featuring some hilarious visual gaffes. The reaction was so bad that

Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an apology to customers. (Via Fox News, Tumblr)

But... maybe this is Maps' turning point? As BGR says, "While you may curse at Apple

Maps for giving you the wrong directions to your local pizza joint, you'll find that it's

all worthwhile once it helps you find Bigfoot or the lost city of Atlantis."

Dixon's Nessie sighting breaks up a drought for fans of the mythical beast — last year,

for the first time in 90 years, there were zero viable sightings of the monster. And

Dixon, who also records sightings, tells the BBC that the monster has been "seen" over

1,000 times in the last 1,500 years.

But in 2013, the three most prominent Nessie reports were dismissed as a wave, a photo

not actually taken at Loch Ness, and a duck.


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