Steve Feltham has lived at Loch Ness for 31 years and describes himself as a “full-time hunter”. The British are not only concerned with the search for the monster, but above all with life in freedom.

Steve Feltham holds a green, palm-sized plasticine figure he just made for the camera. The little creature has a long neck, a reptilian head and flippers – and looks exactly like you imagine the Loch Ness Monster. The Briton has been fascinated by the myth of the monster since early childhood, so 31 years ago he decided to devote his life to the search for “Nessie”. Since then, the 59-year-old from Dorset in southern England has been living in a van by Loch Ness and lying in wait every day.

The Loch Ness Monster is still a mystery