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Bunyip // This scaly fairy is far less human than the hag-like Jenny, however. Even less like her is the Aboriginal Bunyip, yet another creature of folklore that lurks in dangerous waters.

Mimi- Australian folklore: tall and thin fairy-like spirits that taught humans how to use fire, how to cook kangaroos, and how to paint. They live in rock crevices to hide from the wind. They must be approached a certain way to not offend them.

A Yowie....an unidentified hominid reputed to lurk in the Australian wilderness. Reports of yowie-type creatures are common in the legends and stories of Australian Aboriginal tribes, particularly those of the eastern states of Australia.

Whowie- Australian folklore: a giant six legged lizard that lived in a cave near a popular river. He would go to villages at night and eat 6-7 people each night. Eventually, the tribe decided to slay the beast. They started a fire at the entrance of its cave. The beast came out bured and coughing, and thats when the villagers attacked it and killed it.

Internet Sacred Text Archive: Welcome to the largest freely available archive of online books about religion, mythology, folklore and the esoteric on the Internet. The site is dedicated to religious tolerance and scholarship, and has the largest readership of any similar site on the web.

Muldjewangk- Australian myth: a gargantuan half man half fish. It lives in lakes and steams. Kids weren't allowed to play near water for fear of it. It was once said to attack a European steamboat.

WATER MYTHOLOGY THE BUNYIP Bunyip literally means devil, or spirit. It is a mythological creature from Aboriginal Australia that was said to lurk in swamps, creeks, riverbeds and waterholes.