Lake monster in Patenggang lake, West Java

Jakarta, Febrary 1.
A six yard long prehistoric monster looking like a huge fish or a turtle is reported to be alive in Patenggang lake, 7,200ft above sea level, in West Java. Local fishermen burn opium to keep the monster in good humour. - Agence France-Presse.

In The Times, February 2nd, 1977.