Bunyip (Gawler, SA : 1863 - 1954), Friday 23 December 1932, page 4

MURRAY RIVER
are

MONSTROSITY.
season
men

We
of

fast

approaching that
when
are

the

year

'seettuj

things,' the
vividly
a

principal high-lights being snakes, frogs,
river
etc.

colored

But

has Murray had his 'sight' long before Christmas, and the extraordinary animal that pre

settler

along the

sented startled
cannot

itself

from
so

out

of the
lion,
or

Murray*
that
he
_

him say

considerably
a sea

if it was

walrus, the de
feet,
a

hippdpbtamus,
scribed
long, fur-cove
it

whale, -The
six

even

mythical Bunyip.
as

sight-seer
or

'about side skin

seven

has

two

flappers like
a

seal,

fed

tike

possum,
it came water

and
to a' like
more

eyes the surface

like apricots!
it

When
out

blew

whale.' colorful

It
if

might
more

have

been

the stranger
than when
it

had
water,
came

blown
say up

out
fire,

something
or

fire-water,

for^a
giyen. odd
-

breather.

Verification has
person waters

been
an

by
this

another

sighting of the been
some

beast in the time
it

Murray, but
as

has

described

black in colour with

fur skin, and
a
,

„'

showing
large parently diately whose
tween

a

head and

resembling 'that of
two

dog

flippers.

It is ap

very
it is

shy

and
heard

dives

approached.
has been

Many
the

imme people.^

*.

speak of
roar
a a

paying

immai^
as a

described

'be-'
r;

deep-seated cough and
on

roar _,

like

bulL Sceptifcs,

the other hand,
^ *

hit the

theory

very

'hard

when

they
'

describe the appearances and divings a^ the antics of a musk duck; and its roar
as

'.

that of ''some' musk

duckl

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