Biggest Loch Ness Monster search in 50 years to use drones and thermal tech to scour waters

The upcoming search for the Loch Ness Monster is being hailed as the largest one in 50 years, surpassing the efforts made in the 1970s by the Loch Ness Investigation Bureau.

1. The Biggest Search in 50 Years

This time, the search will utilize cutting-edge technology, including drones equipped with infrared cameras to capture thermal images of the waters from the air.

2. Modern Technology at Play

The Loch Ness Centre in Scotland is encouraging "budding monster hunters" to volunteer for the search, aiming to involve enthusiasts in a way that has never been done before.

3. The Loch Ness Centre's Call

The search for Nessie is scheduled to take place on the weekend of August 26 and 27, 2023.

4. Weekend Expedition

The Loch Ness Centre is located at the old Drumnadrochit Hotel, where the manager Aldie Mackay claimed to have spotted a "water beast" in the loch back in 1933.

5. Historic Spot of Sighting

This sighting initiated a worldwide fascination with the legendary monster, resulting in hoaxes and numerous eyewitness accounts over the years.

6. Global Fascination

Over the years, various theories have been proposed to explain Nessie, including the possibility of it being a plesiosaur, a prehistoric marine reptile, giant eels, or even swimming circus elephants.

7. Theories and Speculations

Apart from the drones with infrared cameras, the search team will also use a hydrophone to detect acoustic signals underwater.

8. Multi-Faceted Approach

Volunteers will receive guidance from experts on what to look out for and how to accurately record their findings during the expedition.

9. Guided by Experts

The primary goal of this ambitious search is to inspire a new generation of Loch Ness enthusiasts to continue the quest for the elusive creature.

10. Inspiring New Enthusiasts

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