Montauk Monster: What is it?

MONTAUK, NY (WFLX) - You wouldn't believe what washed up in the Hamptons.

It's the so-called "Montauk Monster."

Folks on Montauk, Long Island have been buzzing about this creature. The photograph was taken by a woman several weeks ago, when, what ever it is, washed up on the beach. Now it's all over the web.

So what in the world is it?

Guesses range from a turtle without its shell to a semi-aquatic rodent. But so far most people believe it's just a Photo shop creation, according to