Search for Nessie Yields ... Golf Balls

Hundreds of thousands of them found at bottom of Loch Ness
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 14, 2009 12:56 PM CST
Maybe Nessie golfs herself?   (AP PHOTO)

(Newser) – Researchers in Scotland hoping to find the famous Loch Ness monster instead stumbled across hundreds of thousands of golf balls at the lake's bottom. Apparently tourists and locals alike enjoy using the lake as a driving range, but Planet Green doesn't think it's a laughing matter. It notes a recent Danish report warning that golf balls take up to 1,000 years to decompose, releasing toxins all the while. Look out, Nessie.
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