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
-1.5 oz black spiced rum
-1 oz lemon juice
-1 oz simple syrup
-3 splashes chocolate bitters
More about them: https://www.pibburns.com/cryptost/bunyip.htm
National Library of Australia site: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/37310/20081022-1214/www.nla.gov.au/exhibitions/bunyips/html-site/index-html.html
London Society article by Mrs. Campbell Praed: https://tinyurl.com/y84nyv3l
Astonishing Legends article: https://www.astonishinglegends.com/astonishing-legends/2018/2/15/the-bunyip
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
We played promos for two amazing podcasts this week! Here’s how to find them:
Strange Animals Podcast
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