Since the Loch Ness Monster is a fictional creature, it is impossible to know what it might eat. Although several people have claimed to have seen the Loch Ness Monster, nicknamed "Nessie," its existence has never been substantiated.
Experts suggest that a large, air-breathing mammal like the Loch Ness Monster could not survive on the limited availability of food sources in the Loch. The low fish population suggests that such a creature would have to exit the water in order to find sufficient nourishment. People who claim to have seen the Loch Ness Monster describe it as 30 feet in length, with a neck that extends at least 6 feet.Learn More
According to the "Iliad" of Homer, when the three sons of Cronus and Rhea divided up the world by lot, Zeus became the god of the sky, Hades became the god of the underworld, and Poseidon became the god of the sea. In Greek mythology, Poseidon was not only the god of the sea and water, but also of earthquakes and horses.Full Answer >
According to T.H. White's 1938 classic "The Once and Future King," King Arthur's childhood nickname was Wart. This common and unassuming name sits in stark contrast to the glory that Arthur obtains, once he becomes king.Full Answer >
A major figure in Greek myth, Perseus, a son of Zeus, founded Mycenae and established the Perseid dynasty of Danaans in honor of his mother. His exploits, principally his beheading of the Gorgon Medusa, form one of the bases for the myths of the Olympians.Full Answer >
The Greek goddess Athena's personality traits included courage, wisdom, intelligence, cunning and chastity. As a goddess of war, she relied on strategy and morality rather than bloodshed, and as a goddess of wisdom she stressed diplomacy, justice, education, arts and crafts.Full Answer >