For hundreds of years, residents of New York and Vermont have swapped stories of a mysterious underwater creature living in the expansive Lake Champlain. Although locals say it has been spotted more than times, it has only been caught on camera once, decades ago. So skeptics abound, wondering how so many people can believe in something that has never provided proof of its existence. But a cell phone video taken earlier this week of a creature apparently swimming in the lake has revived talk of the legendary "Champ. Captured by Burlington, Vt. Was anyone else out and about around Oakledge on Sunday just after sunrise who saw this as well?
View Results. There is a Symposium scheduled for this Saturday July 30th Morning Session: 10 am — 2 pm Topics for Families and Children designed for ages 5 and up. There will be other activities and learning experiences outside for children. Teens can Achieve — Precious Ortiz — An inspirational lecture to other children encouraging them to realize that even at a young age they can achieve great things. Interactive Session outside — Brian Leighton and Liz von Muggenthaler- about the tools researchers use to study scientific questions — Hands on with the equipment, question and answer.
Allegedly taken about a week ago in the early morning hours, the two-minute cell phone video shows the silhouette of some object—probably an animal—moving toward the eastern shore. As often happens with such videos, the quality is too poor to conclusively identify what was in the water. Internet posters have exchanged a flurry of theories ranging from Champ to a hoax to a swimming animal.
Yet, newly uncovered documents reveal troubling questions about the photo and the circumstances surrounding it. Albans, Vermont, and the Canadian border, and snapped what is widely touted as the best lake monster photograph ever taken. It has become the Holy Grail of Lake Monsterdom, and a steady stream of journalists has made the pilgrimage to Vermont to hear Sandra Mansi recount the tale of what she reported seeing that day. Two other famous lake monster photographs that once held similar positions have not stood the test of time. After snapping his famous photo, Wilson himself later claimed that he did not believe in Nessie, and his youngest son openly admitted that the photo was a fraud Binns , 96—