"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 2016:
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?
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And though Conner and Barton make no money doing this, they're part of a thriving
Bigfoot subculture that has turned into a cottage industry, with a proliferation of hundreds of websites, YouTube videos, books, T-shirts,
conferences, $300 expeditions to "Squatchy" haunts in Oregon and Vermont, and personalities vying for TV gigs.
Retired cadres continue 40-year mission to seek Shennongjia's savage despite widespread antipathy.
Channel 7 - Morning Show
The video snippet was filmed in someones backyard in broad daylight in the Adelaide Hills. It captures the animal slipping away behind a wheelie bin and some trees.
But I think that when you spend a lot of time looking for something you are more inclined to focus on the evidence FOR it and ignore or downplay the evidence AGAINST.
ED: Hmm... What to make of a sensational anonymous claim posted by a prolific Yowie-hoaxer/researcher?
Not sure why this one went viral...
A man claims to have experienced a close encounter with a 'Yeti' after coming across a 'gorilla-like creature' in Welsh woodlands. Bigfoot enthusiast Jason Parsons, 40, was on a hunt for the elusive beast in woods near Caerphilly Mountain, North of Cardiff, when he experienced the surreal sighting...
Some of Ian's friends think his picture actually shows three seals playing in the water.
Ian said: "I suppose it could be seals - but I'm not so sure. The more I think about it, the more I think it could be Nessie."
A search of the 19th-century Springfield, Massachusetts papers revealed over 900 stories about “wildmen,” nearly all of them from other states. There were a shocking number of “wild man” stories in the papers in general, from the earliest times and they are written using language (“bestial” “hairy” “maniac”) that makes it difficult to tell whether a hermit, a lunatic, or a non-human animal is involved.
[Prof. Chris French: "If you believe that there might really be a monster out there and you see something that looks vaguely like it might be a monster, you may well add in details without realising that's what you are doing.
"Even information that you come across after you had an experience can alter your memory."
[I]f the supernatural is seriously considered, the events and phenomena reported or described within a group give us evidence of a particular way of perceiving the world. It provides insight into cultural identity and a greater awareness ofthe breadth and quality of human experiences and expressions.
I filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, hoping that I could flesh out some more of this tale, and see if there was anything to it… at all! Of course, I wanted to find the Dead Bigfoots The Government Has Been Hiding. But baring that, was there any other thread of this tale that might be true?
Dr. Dyer claims he pursues Bigfoot only on his own time. However, a KRQE News 13 investigation finds Dyer hit up taxpayers with more than $7000 in Bigfoot related expenses.
“When you’re expending the resources of taxpaying citizens on what is completely pseudo-science, that’s a betrayal of the public trust. That’s a betrayal of the mission of the university,” according to lecturer and New Mexico Tech instructor Dave Thomas.
"I would classify the chupacabra as the first internet monster," says Radford. "If the first sighting had been in 1985, a couple of people would have heard of it, but it wouldn't have gone viral and spread across the world."
According to Professor Laurance, it is human nature to believe in the existence of mysterious animals and if that natural curiosity led to more mainstream discoveries, he would be one happy scientist.
"The evidence being produced since 2002 or 2000 is all very questionable, and in actual fact a lot of it has certainly been hoaxed and been fraudulent," Mr Dean said.
He suggested the hoaxing could have been carried out by staff to keep the program going.
This Nov. 22, 2016 photo provided by the Gardner Police Department shows a person dressed in a gorilla costume that was captured on one of the two motion-activated cameras intended to investigate reports of mountain lions at a park in Gardner, Kan. Police discovered images of smaller animals as well as pranksters dressed as animals, monsters and Santa Claus, but no mountain lions were detected.
The Thylacine Awareness Group believes video captured in Western Australia in 2013 may show the extinct Tasmanian tiger.
Harrison makes it up as he goes along: "There are historical documents from the early 1800s explaining the same beast still being
No, there aren't...
For an accurate historical review of
historical Hairy-/Wild-man sightings:
In the world of Sasquatch enthusiasts, online technology, black-helicopterladen conspiracy theories, crackpot pseudoscience, anti-elitism, salt-ofthe-earth populism and even genuine curiosity combine to create a fascinating Bigfoot subculture...
Reports of mysterious, unidentified, three-toed (tridactyl) tracks, reminiscent of dinosaurs’ tracks, have occasionally been received at the Queensland Museum. To my knowledge these have never been published in books or cryptozoological publications (except for the mention of three-toed tracks attributed to yowies by Healy & Cropper, 1994, p. 155)...