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Show Notes for Episode 10 - The Bunyip

Nov 25, 2018

This week we talked about the Bunyip! Though its name is adorable, it seems like this is a creature to be feared. It gives murderous bear hugs and exudes and aura of terror...don't mess with them.





Cocktail of the Week
The Bunyip
-1.5 oz black spiced rum
-1 oz lemon juice
-1 oz simple syrup
-3 splashes chocolate bitters


Bunyip stamps:

More about them:


Main Links:
National Library of Australia site: 

London Society article by Mrs. Campbell Praed: 

Astonishing Legends article:


Mysterious Creatures: A Guide to Cryptozoology by George M. Eberhart, pages 74-77
The Cryptozoology A to Z: The Encyclopedia of Loch Monsters, Sasquatch, Chupacabras, and Other Authentic Mysteries of Nature by Loren Coleman & Jerome Clark, pages 49-50
Giants, Monsters, and Dragons: An Encyclopedia of Folklore, Legend, and Myth by Carol Rose, pages 61-62


Other links: 


We played promos for two amazing podcasts this week! Here’s how to find them:

Strange Animals Podcast


Cutting Class



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