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What to know about America's Loch Ness Monster

Nessie, the supposed sea monster that prowls Loch Ness in Scotland has an American cousin. Champ - one of the country's most famous cryptids - is said to live in the chilly waters of Lake Champlain on the border of New York and Vermont.

As Weird US reported, while there are indeed other supposed sea monsters that inhabit lakes and waterways across North America, Champ is perhaps the most well-known and most well-studied. For anyone unfamiliar with the beast, here are a few things to know.