Picture of the original sketch of Charles Rankin of the carcass. Attached to a letter to Dr Stephen and later also shown during the interview in “Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World”. (Courtesy of Christine Baird for National Museums Scotland. Retrieved from https://twitter.com/NMSlibraries/status/1200385620540981248).

Gourock sea serpent, 1942

Introduction The town of Gourock is situated on the southwest coast of Scotland in the upper Firth of Clyde, an Inlet of the Atlantic Ocean. Near to it, at the anchorage of the Tail of the Bank, for some time the British Home Fleet was stationed during Second World War. …

Fig. 2. Sea serpent dragon “head” of Ningpo, China. (From “Marine snake head from China”, 1905. The Pacific Commercial Advertiser. Used according to § 51 Urheberrechtsgesetz).

The sea serpent dragon’s head of Ningpo, 1905

Introduction In 1905 the head of a supposed “sea serpent” was brought to Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. William Herbert Melton Ayres originally bought it from a fisherman of Ningpo, China, and related it to the legendary dragons of China. Speculations about its true nature so far ranged from dragon or descendant …

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Welcome to Globster, Blobs and more

The blog’s topic This non-commercial, popular-scientific blog is about dead sea monster, sea serpents, whatsit, whazzit, globster, blobs, pseudo-plesiosaur and-octopus, dinosaur or …

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