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There is a [legendary / legend] monster that people say lives in the deep Loch Ness lake in the [northern / north] of Scotland. It is called the Loch Ness Monster, or "Nessie" for [small / short] . It looks kind of like a dinosaur, with a small head [on / in] a long neck and humps on its back. People first [spotted / spotty] Nessie in 1933. Since then, there have been many [sightseeing / sightings] and a [few / phew] photographs. Now, scientists from New Zealand will use a special [technique / technical] to see if there really is a Loch Ness Monster. A research team, led by Professor Neil Gemmell of the University of Otago, will use a technique called eDNA [sampling / simple] to try and find some of Nessie's DNA. Professor Gemmell will say this will show if the monster really [exits / exists] or not.

Sightings of the Loch Ness Monster are often [on / in] the newspapers. Loch Ness is in the Scottish Highlands. The word "loch" is the Scots word for "lake". Many scientists [be / have] tried to find the monster before. They have even sent [lunar / sonar] equipment to the [bottom / beneath] of the loch, which is 230 metres deep. All of the photographs [what / that] people have taken of Nessie over the years are [blurred / blushed] . Some people [say / talk] they are just car tyres floating in the water. Gemmell says he will test water from the loch. He said there should be DNA from the monster's [skinny / skin] , urine and other things. He will check all DNA found and make sure it is not from [another / other] marine animals. If he finds DNA not known to scientists, that could [belongings / belong] to Nessie.

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