(London Daily Mail) No wonder it’s been so hard to find in Scotland, this new photograph appears to show the Loch Ness Monster has headed Down Under for a place in the sun.

Taken off Magnetic Island – located off the Queensland coastal city of Townsville – the pictures have convinced locals they have their very own ‘Nessie’.

With a population of just over 2,800, the island is buzzing after the bizarre monster-like ‘creature’ suddenly popped up out of the pristine waters off an area known as Picnic Bay last weekend.

The image, which is eerily reminiscent of the famous 1934 image of the Loch Ness Monster, had visitors and locals scratching their heads, with theories ranging from it being a large bird to a sunken boat.

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