Location: Phillip Island, Victoria


Event: Early Yowie Sighting


Date: Oct 1849


Date of report: The 29th of October, 1849


Source: Exert from the Melbourne Morning Herald


Witness: Unknown





This article tells of several People who observe a 6 to 7ft “half-man, half- baboon” sitting by a lake. The creature reportedly sprang into the lake when it was shot at.



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