The Monster of Loch Ness Author:James Cornell Ever since the sixth century AD people have reported numerous sightings of a strange, fantastic beast in a deep, dark lake in the Scottish Highlands. A giant worm? A dragon? A sea serpent? A survivor from the age of dinosaurs? No one knew, but they called it the Loch Ness Monster. — Only in the last century have scientists tried to substantiate t... more »hese outlandish tales. Their investigations have been in vain. No one today can say for sure that the stories are true or untrue - that the monster does or does not exist. The search for the elusive creature goes on.