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Monday, May 18, 2015

A Champ Challenge

Here's part of a cool new article about Champ on

"You probably are aware of 'Champ' the legendary sea monster of Lake Champlain, often dubbed American Nessie, referring to Scotland's Loch Ness Monster. Though no concrete evidence exists, no one has disproved him either. Hundreds of people. spanning several centuries, claim to have seen Champ, though descriptions do vary. Champ has been described as being anywhere from 10 to over 150 feet long. Some sightings claim to have seen humps, some claim Champ is snake-like. Some have seen a horse-like head, while others have seen horns or antlers. The famous Sandra Mansi photograph, taken in the late 1970s, provided a visual view of at least something and experts, who examined the photo, claimed it was not a fake."
You can check out the rest of the article by clicking here. 
Sandra Mansi's Champ photo

Champ is featured in the lake/river monsters chapter of my book Cryptid U.S. If anyone is looking for a good full-length book on Champ, I definitely recommend Joseph Zarzynski's Champ: Beyond the Legend.