The Land (Sydney, NSW : 1911 - 1954), Friday 8 February 1918, page 12

The

Bunyip.
evidence
"to

accumu appears in support of the theory that the legend of the "bunyip" has been kept alive by the fact of seals finding their

The

'be

lating

inland in time of flood. Writing to the subject, Mr. E. G. Austin upon Frank Mack, of Narroxriine Station, near (N.S.W.), says that about ten Dubbo years ago his daughter and other girk
way

Mr.

?were

of waterhole the a only a chain of pools an when they saw animal which they de ^airless calf a resembling scribed as moving along the bottom of the pool.

bathing

in,

Macquarie-then

the pool and but before thi.s creature, capture down. could be done a flood came On another occasion a Mr. Gardiner shooting over large swamp about a was 3ft or 4ft in depth when an animal re The intention
.the
was

to

neit

sembling a seal and of the size of a large dog rose, bellowing or barking near them. Mr. Mack mentions that at Murgha, on
a creature River, he saw the Edwards resembling a seal slip from strongly very as he came as soon a log into the water the station de in sight. A fencer on it. clared that he had frequently seen

This is at least a thoroughly feasible of the of the persistence explanation bunyip. of the myth

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