It has to do with (1.) the museum's "Dinosaurs of the Deep" exhibit, (2.) the fact that monsters are often associated with Scottish lochs, and (3.) the long-standing rumor of a gigantic sea creature living in Maury's waters and waiting for its chance to pounce and devour unsuspecting museum guests.
The name change was announced today, and formalized with the placement of signs around the property warning of the possible presence of sea monsters. The museum released this amusing "found footage" video depicting the efforts of some ill-fated sea monster hunters trying to get to the truth of what lives below
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