Zygons - Zygons -
Seven-foot alien with octopus-like suction cups all over its
body featured on the episode "Terror of the Zygons" during the
13th season of the British syndicated sci-fi series DOCTOR
Centuries ago, the Zygons sent a scouting ship to Earth as a
prelude to invasion. The spacecraft crash-landed into the watery
depths of a lake later to be called Loch Ness. Stranded, the
Zygons attempted to repair their damaged starship.
To scare away
any intruders while they rebuilt their ship at the bottom of the
lake, the Zygons unleashed the Skarasen, a huge creature (part
animal and part machine).
When the Zygons learned that a fleet
of spaceships from their former homeworld (now destroyed) was
searching for a new home, the Zygons began their plan to
Fortunately, their plan for total domination of
the planet failed with help from an eccentric Timelord named
Doctor Who (Tom Baker).
With the Zygons destroyed, their aquatic
monster, the Skarasen (an "armored cyborg of devastating power")
was left to roam the lake as the Loch Ness Monster.
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