"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
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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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The re-appearance on Thursday of the mysterious individual who for a series of years has haunted
the Tallarook Ranges, and the subsequent discovery of his caves, created quite an excitement in the neighbourhood. On Sunday upwards
of 50 persons visited the gully and examined the caves. So identified had the stranger become with the place where his habitations
have been found, that it was popularly known as "The Wild Man's Gully."
It's often said to be pouring cats and dogs but in outback Queensland it appears
to have been raining fish.
Much-needed rain drenched drought-ravaged western parts of the state this week, bringing some unexpected
Following falls on Thursday, Tahnee Oakhill snapped footage of her family finding small fish at their remote cattle
station 70km northwest of Winton.
This morning on further conversation, these men gave us
an account of some strange animal they call Jungra and Jimbra, male and female, which they describe as a very large strong animal
of the monkey tribe, very fierce, and will attack them when single, kill them, and eat them. They were asked if the Jimbra or Jungra
in any way descirbled Ginka or the devil. They replied that the devil was never seen, but that the others were both seen and felt
by some of them.
Tracking Bigfoot in Oklahoma...
If what’s depicted in the video is in fact alive — and not, for example, only residing
as a video effects file on a desktop somewhere — it’s unlikely to be a single enormous creature, as it appears to be in the video.
Instead it’s more likely to be two smaller animals traveling together, one in front of the other but creating the illusion of one
long, multi-humped serpentine form.
The Great Gorilla in the Sydney Museum
A Wild Night of Horror
The Jingera Yahoo
of the "Hairy Man"
Legend of the Hairy Man
Kongsberg Maritime's 'Munin' drone has imaged the bed of Loch Ness
- 'Most in depth survey' has found no evidence of a rumoured deep
- There were hopes the monster could be hiding in an deep part of the loch
- However, more results of the survey are expected
to be released soon
Fictional as these creatures probably are, they serve their purpose psychologically,
"We need these stories to teach us about what we are going to come against in life and how to overcome it"...
Sykes himself badly needed a anthropologist, a wildlife
biologist, an anatomist or zoologist, folklorist, and probably a psychologist to set him straight in areas where he was way out of
his knowledge zone. I contend that we aren’t dealing with a zoological enigma here, but a cultural one (or more than one) and this
book strongly supports that claim. Various informed views should be consulted.
Sykes handed researchers a big letdown regarding
their wing-and-a-prayer samples, but also provided a path forward for them. If there IS evidence out there, it can be collected and,
if certified, convincing to the world.
One of the earliest recorded fatal attacks (although there must have been
plenty during the millennia of previous Aboriginal activity in the Moreton Bay region) took place in December 1862, but it has to
go down as ‘unconfirmed’ because there was no official record created. It involved Aboriginal people, who at the time were still ‘outside
the system’, so there was no death certificate, no police report, and no cemetery funeral to be had.
The elaborate nature of the costuming and the care taken by the hoaxers to create a sense of theatre around
their exploits gives us an insight into how important this sense of transgression was to hoaxers who routinely risked arrest, disgrace
and vigilantism to ‘become’ ghosts. What better way to challenge class, Enlightenment values and the social order than to become a
symbol of death (in some cases literally, given the high toxicity of phosphorescent paint) to terrify people beyond reason.
After 80 years the Loch Ness monster lingers on, mostly as a gift to cartoonists
and the Scottish tourist industry but with the occasional enigmatic new photograph to enthral the shrinking band of believers. Today,
scepticism prevails and it has been several decades since there was a serious organised monster-watch involving teams with high-powered
cameras observing the loch over a period of months.
"I think what is in Loch Ness
that has caused all these sightings is animate and there is more than one, which is backed up by the sightings and those of similar
creatures in other Scottish lochs and lakes around the world.
"It may well be a cat fish, it might be a sturgeon or a giant eel.
Something like that offers the most plausible explanation so far, but until we find a carcass or somebody catches something we are
left guessing. That is part of the mystery..."
“Uniquely among mammals, it appears to have
had an insatiable appetite for escargot — snails in the whole shell. Its most striking feature was a huge, extremely powerful, hammer-like
premolar that would have been able to crack and then crush the strongest snail shells in the forest."
The ferret-sized marsupials
were found in an area which has been producing regular amazing finds.
In addition to animals, there are numerous other possibilities: hoaxes, including
those of a diminutive man who wore a hairy suit with bicycle-reflector eyes; claims made by persons with fantasy-prone personalities
and by ubiquitous attention seekers; real wild men, like a bearded, naked, mentally disturbed man mistaken for a Yowie; and many other
possibilities, including simple hallucinations and apparitional experiences. For example, “waking dreams” that occur between wakefulness
and sleep may explain some cases of persons waking to see a Yowie looking at them. Again, like sightings of ghosts—typically
seen when the percipient is tired, performing routine work, daydreaming, or the like—a Yowie’s image may well up from the subconscious
and be superimposed on the visual scene.