"In Australia alone is to be found the Grotesque,
the Weird, the strange scribblings of Nature learning how to write.
Some see no beauty in our trees without shade, our flowers without perfume, our birds who cannot fly,
and our beasts who have not yet learned to walk on all fours.
But the dweller in the wilderness acknowledges the subtle charm of this fantastic land of monstrosities...
The phantasmagoria of that wild dreamland termed the Bush interprets itself..." - Marcus Clarke
Welcome to the world of the Yowieocalypse!
Loch Ness Monster
Images of 2017:
Latest Interesting Links:
The Naked Yowie Project
The Yowie habituation site north of Brisbane.
Not really an island but do Yowies really live there?
Gayndah Circus Crash 1959
Local folklore tells of a circus crash near Gayndah in 1959 which is often cited as the cause for modern
day sightings of big cats, bears, and orangutans in the area.
Did it really happen?
If there is truth to this particular hoax claim – personally I suspect there is
– maybe more details will turn up in time. As always, we must remember not to accept confession-type stories all too easily (and thus
be guilty of confirmation bias). But, there we are… I feel that are we are, indeed, edging towards the resolution and closure of this
“I spotted a figure standing on the edge of the road. I rolled to a stop and peered out
through the windscreen, trying to work out what I was looking at. It certainly didn’t look human.”
Chinese tourism to Australia is growing fast and the visitors are
looking for the authentic country Australia and bush experience...
Anatomy department head Prof Neil Gemmell hopes to look for traces of unusual
DNA which could belong to ''Nessie'', by gathering water samples from the Scottish loch before analysing them using the latest DNA
on the rocks, which still need to be carbon dated, include elephants, bears and what he describes as a hybrid hominin in a similar
pose to the Patterson-Gimlin film, which shows an unidentified subject thought to be bigfoot.” Carbon dating a rock! Centralia College
educates its students but good...
Jason one day dreams of studying yowies full-time, but for the moment he makes his living as a cleaner.
experienced bushman admits he cops a lot of criticism from internet sceptics...
YOWIES! is an interrogation of our own whiteness and privilege. As young Australians we are looking to negotiate our
identities against an establishment that has benefitted us and oppressed others. Using the yowie as a symbol of a shared Australian
truth, the work uses puppetry and installation to replicate the yowie environment and interrogate our place in that space...
“Stories of strange animals are well-entrenched in Australian folklore.
Reports of tigers, panthers and pumas are common throughout the south coast, but perhaps the strangest of all these tales are reports
of hair-covered, man-like monsters,” he said...
STRANGE noises in the early and late hours of the day are causing a stir around the Gympie region.
it isn't yowies, it is the resident red deer population in the middle of their mating season, known as the "roar” or the "rut”...
Wilson said the myth persists because it's a tale that's easy to
fake. Human perception is easily fooled, he said, so it's difficult to rely on what people say they see, especially if they already
believe in Bigfoot and are looking for evidence to support it.
The Bigfoot industry is also profitable, Wilson
said, with television shows, conferences, equipment and tours geared toward the creature...
Boston’s interest in Bigfoot began when one of her colleagues assigned a paper to her students
about primates, and about half of the papers were about Bigfoot.
Naturally, everyone wants to know one thing:
is he real? “It is possibly plausible there is a Bigfoot,” says Boston, noting that there isn’t any empirical evidence to assert that
he is, in fact, real. But, according to Boston, people will still try to investigate to prove that Bigfoot exists...
As devoted readers would know, the Eden Magnet has been writing
about the legend of the ‘gorillas of Eden’ recently.
Numerous people have contacted the paper sharing their encounters with
these yowies, but just as many, if not more, are highly skeptical...
It's about this time of year that we columnists
at MetalTalk usually talk about what we think are the best upcoming bands on the scene at the moment and what were the most rocking
events of last year.
But if I may digress for a moment, what is going on in the mountains and woods of North
America? There is certainly something odd going on there and I don't think it's Bigfoot...
Some think Bigfoot, who is also known as sasquatch, is
a descendant of an extinct giant ape, but some claim it could even be an extraterrestrial being.
Over the years there have been
numerous sightings of beasts people claim to be Bigfoot. Here are some of the most famous…
“June Beal told the Times-Standard that she’d been mum on the topic for nearly
five decades, even as she watched it spiral out of control,” Driscoll wrote. “Finally, with Wallace’s death, she was willing to share
Beal was quoted as saying: “They (her husband and Wallace) were in on this hoax. It was just
a fun thing and the fun got out of hand.”
“By-products of the interaction between chemicals found in Vegemite and those
found in human sweat repel drop bears,” Volker says. “Most Australians eat Vegemite at least once a day, so they permanently exude
these chemicals through their skin and are thus protected.”
Drop bears are also thought to be able to discern
Australian accents, and seem to be less likely to attack people who have them...
It provides the full backstory to the case
from the horse’s mouth, so to speak, and elucidates the author’s favoured hypotheses on topics touched on in his other works but not
previously discussed at length...
A TOURIST has captured a mysterious figure moving through the tranquil waters of Loch Ness in the second claimed sighting
of the famous monster this year...
Apparently this was photographed in the vicinity on the 7th May (six days later). It has a very papier-mache
look to it and one wonders if an Adrian Shine type experiment is going on?
THIS is the moment the fabled Loch Ness Monster was “officially” spotted for the first time this year – bringing
more than eight months of uncertainty to an end...
"Last year I had a call for an alligator trapped on a back porch," Kroboth said. "The caller
said the alligator had a long tail and sharp teeth. It turned out to be an opossum."
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