There has been a mysterious looking specimen found on the shores of Lake Okanagan that could possibly be linked to “Ogopogo”. There will be a tissue sample sent to scientist in Ontario to do some DNA testing and then the specimen itself will be sent to Alberta to be examined.
A Kelowna resident named Dam Poppoff found the specimen about two weeks ago as he was going along in his kayak at the far end of Lakeshore Road. The specimen is said to measure a little over a meter long and is being kept in Poppoffs freezer. Poppoff has not yet claimed that the strange carcass is indeed an example of Ogopogo but he said he is very interested on finding out exactly what the strange creature is.
Poppoff contacted long time Ogopogo researcher and writer Arlene Gaal with information about his findings. Gaal has since set up the tissue sample and carcass to be observed by unnamed researchers , Gaal did not want to identify the researchers so they could work without any distractions. Its not yet known when the results will be available or a match made as to what this creature actually is , but many in the cryptozoology world are waiting in anticipation.
This would ofcourse be a major find if it is indeed a yet unknown creature. Lake Okanagan has been the site of many sightings and reports of Ogopogo over the years yet to produce any solid evidence of the creature existance. We will track this story and hopefully have some more information to report.