Location: Phillip Island, Victoria

Event: Early Yowie Sighting

Date: Oct 1849

Date of report: The 29th of October, 1849

Source: Exert from the Melbourne Morning Herald

Witness: Unknown

This article tells of several People who observe a 6 to 7ft “half-man, half- baboon” sitting by a lake. The creature reportedly sprang into the lake when it was shot at.

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