Loch Ness Monster
The towns surrounding Loch Ness, around the urban area of Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland, have cashed in on their famous cryptid. The Loch Ness Monster, nicknamed Nessie, is responsible for nearly $42 million in goods and services every year, according to the BBC in 2012.
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