Monsters of Oceania: The Bunyip of Australia!

Bunyip

The bunyip is a creature of  Aboriginal mythology. It loves in the swamps,creeks, riverbeds and waterholes of Australia. Its name translates to “devil” or “evil spirit”.
It has many descriptions that vary widely–most have it possessing dark fur and big teeth.

 

The bunyip was probably created in folklore and bedtime stories to scare young chindren into staying way from the water’s edge.

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