It didn’t seem to be in a hurry… Or even very lifelike.
Magnetic Island is abuzz after a strange, monster-like object suddenly appeared out of waters off Picnic Bay on the weekend.
The spectacle had visitors and locals scratching their heads, with theories ranging from large birds to sunken boats.
Magnetic Island resident David “Crusty” Herron, who took this photo, said he was glad to capture the animal or object on film, and had started calling it Lost Nessie.
Eyewitnesses automatically went to the cultural touchstone closest in their minds – the Loch Ness monster. Even though that’s never been found or even had a common, agreed-upon descriptions. What we do know is that no animal holds its head like this but dragon boats do…