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February 24, 2022 19 min

Since the early days of European arrival, hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people have claimed to have seen a two-metre tall, hairy, ape-like figure stalking the Australian bush, right across the country. So what is this mythical creature we know as the yowie? Join us as we look at the legend and meet a man who has devoted decades tracking it down.


Host: Chris Hook

Producer: Malin Hägglund  

Special thanks to Dean Harrison for yowie recording

Guests:

  • Australian Yowie Research founder Dean Harrison
  • Former ranger, wildlife expert and radio host Gary Opit
  • Graham Seal, Professor of Folklore at Curtin University

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