Lee Frank has been on three expeditions in search of the Loch Ness monster. He worked for the Loch Ness Investigation Bureau, which maintained surface observation posts along Loch Ness, and later, he was field monitor and chief diver with the MIT-based Academy of Applied Science. This is the team which obtained the famous flipper photo in 1972 and underwater photo of the head and torso. Lee Frank has also investigated Bigfoot sightings in British Columbia, New Jersey, and Tennessee. Through the help of Betty Hill, he has also explored the Bigfoot/UFO connection.
Writer and producer Lee Frank discussed his expeditions in search of the Loch Ness monster (Nessie), as well as his investigations into the Bigfoot mystery. Sightings of Nessie date back to 565 AD when a Celtic monk reported seeing the creature. Though a lot of photos of Nessie over the years have turned out to be hoaxes, Frank visited Loch Ness in the 1970s and was impressed by witness testimony. Terrified locals described seeing a creature with a horse-like head, red eyes, and horn-like appendages, he noted. In addition, there's been around 20 land-based sightings, he detailed. For instance, in 1933, a huge beast with a long bulbous body was seen crossing a road. The Loch Ness area has also been home to a lot of supernatural activity such as "corpse lights," said Frank, and cryptozoologists such as Ted Holiday came to believe that Nessie might have a paranormal connection.Frank said he has a hair sample of Bigfoot, which has so far proved to be inconclusive. He suspects that ... More »Host: George Noory