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Loch Ness Monster Of England, 'Bownessie,' Allegedly Photographed In Lake Windermere (VIDEO)

Loch Ness Monster

The Huffington Post   First Posted: 02/19/11 06:26 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:35 PM ET

Loch Ness Monster move over, England's version of the notorious mystery -- dubbed "Bownessie" by locals -- is hogging the spotlight after a kayaker's recent cell phone photo of something strange in Lake Windermere has been spreading fast around the web.

According to The Telegraph, the photo -- which shows multiple humps rising above the surface of the lake -- is said to be the best evidence to date of Bownessie, and reminiscent of similar photos that some have alleged were of the Loch Ness Monster.

According to CNET, 24-year-old Tom Pickles snapped the pic. "Each hump was moving in a rippling motion, and it was swimming fast," Pickles said of the Loch Ness Monster-like creature. "Its skin was like a seal's but its shape was completely abnormal--it's not like any animal I've ever seen before."

Naturally, the picture is stirring plenty of controversy, as the grainy image makes confirming any of the contents relatively impossible -- but peoples' curiosity certainly has been enticed as the Loch Ness Monster legend rages once more.

WATCH ABC's report of England's Loch Ness Monster:

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