When Yowies attack!

Mostly, encounters with Australia’s Yowie are fleeting. A glimpse of a large, hairy animal running upright through the bush and disappearing behind the thick undergrowth, the sounds of heavy, thumping footsteps, thick tree branches snapping like twigs – and then silence. As a clear sign of intelligence in the elusive creatures, Yowies it seems, prefer…

Phantom animal prowling Tasmania’s Huon Valley

During 1949, the locals of Mountain River, a small fruit growing settlement nestling at the foot of the southern slopes of Tasmania’s Mt Wellington, witnessed “a strange animal making queer noises” prowling the local area over many months. Men were “scared stiff” and the women refused to walk along the road unless accompanied by a…