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Nov 22nd, 2015, 05:53 PM
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Interesting Animal in Invermoriston, Scotland?!!

I use Google Maps Street View to look at various streets and highways when looking for travel and route ideas. I chose to look at a street near Invermoriston, Scotland (near Loch Ness), called Great Glen Way. What I saw looks a bit unusual and I supplied a link. WHAT IS THAT?!!! Am I having a 'Nessy' experience from my computer!!

Click on the link below or past into your browser:
https://www.google.com/maps/@57.2160...7i13312!8i6656

To find it yourself, zoom in on Google maps to Great Glen Way. Drag the 'street view' person in the lower right corner to a spot near the 3rd hairpin turn from A887, and you'll see the photo in the link below!!

I've tried to go forward and backward from the location and I can see something blue, but it's too far away to make it out. If anyone else has any idea to what this could be, I'd love to know.

Help solve the mystery!
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Nov 22nd, 2015, 07:07 PM
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I can't tell you what it is, but it's something we saw on television a few years back.
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Nov 23rd, 2015, 12:16 AM
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I can't blow to up from your link so I'm not sure, but my guess is its a capercaillie.
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Nov 23rd, 2015, 12:50 AM
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The blue is agricultural plastic weighted down with rocks. So possibly a dead animal awaiting collection.
The distorted creature is almost certainly a member of the crow family, looking to get at the carrion.
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Nov 23rd, 2015, 08:50 AM
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Just a plastic sack, folded in a way to create an optical illusion.
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Nov 23rd, 2015, 10:03 AM
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it's part of the blue marker posts found on the great glen way

looks like a haggis - wee timorous beasties
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Nov 23rd, 2015, 10:24 AM
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Okay, my daughter convinced me. I see it now. It's just a blue tarp with rocks or such holding it down, but it does look like the face of some kind of animal to me with the exception of the blue coloring. And no wine was involved when I was looking the first time! Ha ha!
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Nov 23rd, 2015, 05:32 PM
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I suspect that most sightings of Nessie are similar - or the result of a few drams too many before heading home.

Not that I refuse to accept the possibility of some creature - but given how many searches have found nothing I am not sanguine.
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Nov 23rd, 2015, 11:24 PM
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I actually couldn't get past calling the Great Glen Way a 'street'. It is a long distance walking trail.
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Nov 24th, 2015, 01:12 AM
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It could be a pile of grit sand to be spread onto the hairpin bend when it snows.

I love things like this on google streetmap.

If you use the little man to go onto the roads around Pienza and Montepulicano, the Google car was there at the time of a classic car rally. There are many classic cars on the road at the time the images were captured. Some are rare and very expensive.

Anyone any more good Google street map finds?
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Nov 24th, 2015, 01:15 AM
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It's "Great Glen" Way.

Rather than Great "Glen Way".

We have The Raiders Road in Galloway Forest.

Always made me nervous!
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