Can't tell a yahoo from a yowie?

Brennan, Claire (2012) Can't tell a yahoo from a yowie? History Australia, 9 (2). pp. 229-231.

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Abstract

[Extract] Despite its title this book is not so much an examination of the 'Australian Gorilla' as a detailed description of the author's campaign to gain acceptance for the existence of the yahoo. The author has spent decades struggling to have the existence of a large, ape-like animal in the forested hills of eastern Australia recognised as scientific fact. Unfortunately this book chooses to examine the author's setbacks rather than to present the evidence that supports his beliefs. Even when dealing with reported incidents involving yahoos, Joyner examines scientific reaction to the yahoo rather than the context of the reports themselves.

Item ID: 24632
Item Type: Article (Book Review)
Keywords: history, yowie, yahoo, Australian mythical beasts
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Book review of "Monster, Myth or Lost Marsupial? The Search for the Australian Gorilla in the Jungles of History, Science and Language" by Graham Joyner, Hayes UK &​ Thomas, Australia.

ISSN: 1833-4881
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2013 23:40
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) @ 50%
21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210399 Historical Studies not elsewhere classified @ 50%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australias Past @ 100%
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