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Briton snaps pic of 'Bownessie'
upi ^ | Feb. 18, 2011

Posted on 02/19/2011 8:56:35 AM PST by JoeProBono

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The image of 'Bownessie' taken by IT worker Tom Pickles on Lake Windermere

The northern basin of Windermere


1 posted on 02/19/2011 8:56:43 AM PST by JoeProBono
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It is hard to get a sense of size from that image. It could simply be an otter.


2 posted on 02/19/2011 8:58:33 AM PST by mnehring
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It looks like a stegosaurus doing the breaststroke.

So it HAS TO BE!!!!!!

3 posted on 02/19/2011 9:03:07 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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I’m convinced.


4 posted on 02/19/2011 9:04:43 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (I'd get it myself but I don't have any thumbs.)
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5 posted on 02/19/2011 9:05:17 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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I am afraid to look. It doesn’t have anything to do with a pleasure seeking MP hanging himself by his braces does it?


6 posted on 02/19/2011 9:05:52 AM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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100 lb test ?


7 posted on 02/19/2011 9:06:04 AM PST by LasVegasMac (Have ya hit 'em in the a$$, Never let off the gas 'til ya rolled into Victory Lane?)
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Nice beaver!


8 posted on 02/19/2011 9:08:01 AM PST by Larry Lucido
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9 posted on 02/19/2011 9:08:19 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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It looks like several other photos I’ve seen of it. It does not look like it was taken by someone sitting in a kayak. It looks like it’s from a more elevated position than that.


10 posted on 02/19/2011 9:08:19 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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11 posted on 02/19/2011 9:11:26 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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Maybe it escaped from Beatrix Potter's cottage:


12 posted on 02/19/2011 9:13:56 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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How did I know what this picture was going to look like...typical BS picture and story!!


13 posted on 02/19/2011 9:18:07 AM PST by ontap
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Looks like muskrat love...


14 posted on 02/19/2011 9:19:31 AM PST by choctaw man (Good ole Andrew Jackson, or You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma...)
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Whats in the background? Are those Islands? That is your perspective.


15 posted on 02/19/2011 9:19:57 AM PST by Concho (-)
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16 posted on 02/19/2011 9:23:44 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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17 posted on 02/19/2011 9:25:20 AM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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18 posted on 02/19/2011 9:28:55 AM PST by Daffynition ( Live EACH DAY as if it were your last, but EXPECT that there still may be a tomorrow.)
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Lake Windermere


19 posted on 02/19/2011 9:30:15 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Visualize)
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I think there’s supposed to be one of these creatures in Lake Erie as well. I keep watching for it, but nothing so far.


20 posted on 02/19/2011 9:31:31 AM PST by JudyinCanada
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