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The Adventures of Yowie & Birtles
 
Follows the life of Australian adventurer - the "overlander" Francis Birtles & his dog "Yowie"
 
 
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Loch Ness Monster
 
Follows the birth and rise of the Loch Ness Monster mythos as it was reported in Australian newspapers.
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Strange Animals
 
Collection of modern and historical reports of strange animals from Oz and abroad.
 
 
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Brisbane River Monsters
 
Follows historical reports of monsters real and imagined in the Brisbane River.
 
Care for a swim?
 
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Reports of the Wild/Hairy Man
 
Follows historical reports of the Wild/Hairy Man in Australia from the archives.
 
 
International Sea Serpent Reports
 
Historical Sea Serpent reports.
 
 
International Hairy-Man Info
 
Archive of useful articles & videos.
 
 
 
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Yowie\Bigfoot
 
Keep up to date with news from Oz and abroad.
 
 
Fantasy & Reality Entwined
 
Documentaries of strange real life.
 
 
 
 
 
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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?
 
COMING SOON
 
 
Yowie Island
 
The Yowie habituation site north of Brisbane.
 
Not really an island but do Yowies really live there?
 
COMING SOON
 
 
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Interesting links:
 
A miscellaneous collection...
 
 
 
Images of 2017:
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Karla
 
The life of my mum...
 
 
03.11.2017 Tom DeLonge's "Secret" Knowledge Comes from Old Paperback UFO Books
03.11.2017 Paranormal America - Chapman University Survey of American Fears 2017
 
25.08.2017 Dan, Fran Keller to get $3.4 million in ‘satanic day care’ case
23.06.2017 Nazca “alien mummy” revealed in promotional video featuring serial hoaxer
09.06.2017 Wow! mystery signal from space finally explained
30.03.2017 Conspiracy Theorists Aren't Crazy (2011)
20.03.2017 UFOs, Kenneth Arnold and the American Bible
19.03.2017 Study shows paranormal enthusiasts are everyday people
24.02.2017 The Strange Case of "Morning of the Magicians" in Soviet Russia
20.02.2017 "Skeptical Inquirer" Tries to Defend Scientific Skepticism, Slides into Secular Humanist and Atheist Political Advocacy
07.02.2017 Searching for California's Lost Viking Treasure Ship
29.01.2017 Mammoths and Mastodons: All American Monsters (2010)
26.01.2017 Artcrime: What ‘Beware the Slenderman’ Says About Blaming Artists for Violence
20.01.2017 The secret of Namibia's 'fairy circles' may be explained at last
20.01.2017 Maine ghost group claims to have Eva Gray ghost pic
15.01.2017 Scientism, or a delicious hypocrisy (2013)
13.01.2017 The Myth of the Ourang Medan Ghost Ship, 1940 (2015)
11.01.2017 THE REAL ORIGIN OF SLENDER MAN, THE INTERNET'S WORST NIGHTMARE
07.01.2017 Proof of aliens? Researchers claim 'giant hand from cave' could be extra terrestrial
03.01.2017 Anatomy of a Hoax - How the physicist Alan Sokal hoodwinked a group of humanists and why, 20 years later, it still matters
03.01.2017 Aboriginal art depicting Wandjina figure that sparked aliens theory to be reclaimed by traditional owners

 
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Hoaxes, Pranks, Scams, & Mischief
 
Says it all, really...
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CURRENT ARTICLE (unfinished)
 
 
  COMING SOON
 
 
14.12.2017 Yowie? Panther? Community terrorised by mystery creature
 
01.12.2017 So much for the abominable snowman. Study finds that ‘yeti’ DNA belongs to bears
01.12.2017 Woman with ties to Nebraska Bigfoot Conference claims to have seen creature along I-80
03.11.2017Fantastic Beasts and How to Rank Them
03.11.2017 Bigfoot or big hoax? Sasquatch hunter files claim in bid to prove mythical apeman exists
03.11.2017 On the Plausibility of Another Bipedal Primate Species Existing in North America
03.11.2017 Not finding Bigfoot
03.11.2017Why We Can’t Rule Out Bigfoot
03.11.2017 Bigfoot as Big Myth: Seven Phases of Mythmaking
03.11.2017 BIGFOOT; REAL AND UNREAL
08.10.2017On the Hunt for the British Bigfoot
08.10.2017 ‘Sinful’ scientist Jane Goodall isn’t ruling out Sasquatch
08.10.2017 This Man Searched for the Yeti for 60 Years—and Found It
08.10.2017 Bigfoot in the Carolinas? Chupacabra? ‘People see what they want to see’
08.10.2017How I almost became a believer: Exploring the Bigfoot phenomenon in Eastern Washington
25.05.2017 For Bigfoot hunters, 'nightlife' takes on new meaning
13.08.2017 Wandering shaman 'mistaken' for Bigfoot in North Carolina
05.08.2017 Do you believe this man's yowie story?
05.08.2017 Why are Russians still searching for Bigfoot?
05.08.2017 ‘Bigfoot’ causes panic in Gadag village
25.06.2017 SASQUATCH NESTS eDNA STUDY
02.06.2017 South Sea Islander community confronts fears of yowies and ghosts with night walk
05.05.2017 A Review of Neanderthal: The Strange Saga of the Minnesota Iceman Part 1 & Part 2
01.05.2017 ‘It was looking right at us’: Dozens of Yowie claims on South Coast
01.05.2017 BEST NEW UK BAND OF 2016 AND THE PHENOMENON OF BIGFOOT HOAXERS IN NORTH AMERICA
01.05.2017 What is Bigfoot and how many sightings have there been of sasquatch?
01.05.2017 Legend of Bigfoot started in Humboldt County
22.04.2017 LU Professor Discusses Bigfoot
21.04.2017 'I'VE CAUGHT A YOWIE'
21.04.2017 YOWIES!
21.04.2017 Mysterious reports uncovered of the ‘Gorillas of Eden’
21.04.2017The 'roar' in the hills
21.04.2017 Ohio science professor explains why Bigfoot likely isn't real
14.04.2017 Centralia College Offers Continuing Education Course Covering How Native Americans Bred Bigfoot to Battle Solutreans
10.04.2017 Chinese celebrities visit Narrabri Shire to hunt the yowie
31.03.2017 A suspected yowie at Barrington Tops
25.03.2017 Cleveland County’s Bigfoot Jr.
17.03.2017 Is the yowie out there? Some in Bendigo believe the legendary hairy man is in our midst
17.03.2017 Heather and Rex Gilroy tell of yowies in the Barrington Tops
24.02.2017 Feds Spending $149,927 Studying Bigfoot
24.02.2017 Alaska Papers Wonder if Hairy Man Is a Snow Job (1993)
11.02.2017Man investigating existence of yowies says he has proof of apeman in Gold Coast Hinterland
10.02.2017 Bigfoot expedition inspires ban on state-funded searches for mythical creatures
07.02.2017 ASIO, Ipswich and the enduring yowie mystery
05.02.2017 Researcher captures elusive Yowie on camera
05.02.2017 'Some of them are plain mean': Inside the armed Sasquatch hunting group roaming the country 'protecting' residents from BIGFOOT (just don't ask why they haven't caught one yet)
05.02.2017 Why bigfoot sightings are so common across cultures
26.01.2017Myth and the Modern Bigfoot Era with Dr. David Floyd
26.01.2017 Mystery behind campus ‘Bigfoot’ revealed (2014)
15.01.2017 IS THIS BIGFOOT OVER EIRE?
15.01.2017 ON BIGFOOT'S TRAIL (2014)
13.01.2017 Tarra-Bulga National Park, Victoria 2006: Hoax! (2007)
13.01.2017 Blasts from the past: The Soviet ape-man scandal (2008)
06.01.2017 Yowie! It's THROWBACK (2014) Thursday!
05.01.2017 When Bigfoot became an alien (around 1973)
05.01.2017 Sasquatch and Scientists: Reporting Scientific Anomalies (1980)
05.01.2017 If you think Bigfoot is an interdimensional being, you’ve lost your footing (2015)
03.01.2017 TRACKING DOWN THE ABOMINABLE BIGFOOT (1975)
03.01.2017 They seek him here, they seek him there (2006)
03.01.2017 Bigfoot only comes out on slow news days (1981)
 
01.12.2017 Evolutionary history of enigmatic bears in the Tibetan Plateau–Himalaya region and the identity of the yeti

 
23.01.2017"An indolent and chilly folk" : the development of the idea of the "Moriori myth" (2001)
20.01.2017 The Legend of the Almas: A Comparative and Critical Analysis (2009)
20.01.2017 Scientific Inquiry into Bigfoot: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love the Sasquatch (2007)
20.01.2017Wildman (2006)
20.01.2017 The Concept of l'homme sauvage and early French colonialism in the Americas (1977)
15.01.2017 The Wild Man: Medieval Myth and Symbolism (1980)
13.01.2017 Legendry and the Rhetoric of Truth (2008)
13.01.2017 A MORMON BIGFOOT: DAVID PATTEN’S CAIN AND THE CONCEPTION OF EVIL IN LDS FOLKLORE (2007)
11.01.2017 The Strange Case of the Minnesota Iceman
11.01.2017 The Fallibility of Memory (2014)
11.01.2017 THE WILD MAN: IMAGES OF LIMINALITY (1993)
11.01.2017 ICHNOTAXONOMY OF GIANT HOMINOID TRACKS IN NORTH AMERICA (2007)
11.01.2017The Metaphysics of Apres: Negotiating the Animal-Human Boundary (2005)
09.01.2017 The Priority of local Observation and local Interpretation in Evaluating the "Spirit Hypothesis" (2008)
09.01.2017 The Meaning of Folklore: The Analytical Essays of Alan Dundes (2007)
09.01.2017Paradox on the Queensland Frontier: Platypus, lungfish and other vagaries of nineteenth-century science (2000)
07.01.2017 Interactional dynamics and the production of collective experience: the case of paranormal research groups (2016)
07.01.2017 The Paranormal is (Still) Normal: The Sociological Implications of a Survey of Paranormal Experiences in Great Britain (2014)
07.01.2017 Talking of transcendence: A discursive exploration into how people make sense of their extraordinary experiences (2009)
07.01.2017 "Oooh…that’s a bit weird": Attempting to rationalise the irrational and explain the unexplainable (2005)
07.01.2017 Understanding Myth and Myth as Understanding: An interdisciplinary Approach to Mytho-Logic Narration (2015)
06.01.2017 Paranormal Science' from America to Italy: A Case of Cultural Homogenisation (2014)
06.01.2017 Alien Attraction: The Subculture of UFO Contactees and Abductees (2007)
06.01.2017 AMBIGUITY AND THE RHETORIC OF BELIEF (1976)
05.01.2017 BEING SCIENTIFICAL: POPULARITY, PURPOSE AND PROMOTION OF AMATEUR RESEARCH AND INVESTIGATION GROUPS IN THE U.S. (2010)
05.01.2017 Legend-tripping in spooky spaces: ghost tourism and infrastructures of enchantment (2010)
05.01.2017 The Legends of Bigfoot: Or How I Regained My Manhood (2015)
03.01.2017 Apes of the Imagination: A Bibliography (2000; revised: 2009)
03.01.2017The Phenomenology of Bigfoot (2007)
 
03.11.2017 Thylacine; the Improbable Tiger
 
23.06.2017 Houston resident calls animal control to remove 'alligator' that turns out to be lizard
01.05.2017 Drop bears target tourists, study says (2013)
30.03.2017 The Ozenkadnook Tiger Photo Revealed as a Hoax
30.03.2017Jack the Insider: The prank that took 53 years to debunk
25.03.2017 Tasmanian tiger 'sightings' spark scientific study on Queensland's Cape York Peninsula
25.03.2017 Night parrot sighting in Western Australia shocks birdwatching world
25.03.2017 Conversations with the bunyip (2006)
05.07.2017 Arizona Man Releases ‘Chupacabras’ Pictures
13.02.2017 An Australian Monster, 1822
09.01.2017 Does the Thylacine (Thylacinus cynocephalus) Still Exist? (2016)
09.01.2017 Paradox on the Queensland Frontier: Platypus, lungfish and other vagaries of nineteenth-century science (2000)
06.01.2017 Beware of creepy creatures

 
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11.02.2017 Reports of the Wild-/Hairy-Man (Updated)
 
03.02.2017 Reports of the Wild-/Hairy-Man (Updated)
29.01.2017 THE NONDESCRIPT, 1828
28.01.2017 Large Hairy Wild Man, 1800
23.01.2017 NOTES OF A JOURNEY THROUGH A PART OF THE MIDDLE ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND (1844)
23.01.2017THE PREDECESSOR OF THE MAORI (1861)
15.01.2017 Reports of the Wild Hairy Man (updated)
 
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19.03.2017 The Soay Island Sea Monster of 1959

 
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Hoaxes, Pranks, etc.
 
 
 
 
03.11.2017 Ghostwatch: The BBC spoof that duped a nation
 
30.03.2017 The Ozenkadnook Tiger Photo Revealed as a Hoax
30.03.2017Jack the Insider: The prank that took 53 years to debunk
30.03.2017 BRENAU’S PET ROCKS (2007)
12.05.2017 TAKE A SECOND LOCH
12.05.2017 Is Nessie Back?
12.05.2017 NESSIE RETURNS?
 
10.04.2017 Otago research plan to identify Loch Ness monster DNA

 
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