Thursday, March 25, 2010

The Bunyip: Australia's Unknown Creature

The Pacific Northwest has Bigfoot, Latin America has the Chupacabras, and Australia has a the bunyip - a large creature said to lurk in swamps, billabongs, creeks, riverbeds, and waterholes. .
The bunyip is a mythical creature that is native to Australia. It is also known as kianpraty. The Aborigine word “bunyip” translates into demon spirit. There has been some debate as to whether this creature is just another species of Bigfoot or yeti, however, no one knows if there is a relation. The Australian Aborigines believed in the Bunyip so thoroughly that it has been integrated as a part of their traditional ceremonies and stories. Read more

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