|Subject:||Barking Owl the Bunyip?|
|From:||"Wynton Maddeford" <>|
|Date:||Wed, 06 Aug 2003 16:22:43 +0800|
I know Totally Wild is no HANZAB but they had a story last month on the Barking Owl and mentioned that as this owl is known to drop its food into water it is considered to be the bird , so to speak, behind the Bunyip stories in Australia.
Firstly is it true these owls drop their food in water ( i was not aware of this unusual behaviour) and secondly has anyone heard of this Bunyip connection?
Talking of the Bunyip, i had heard some years ago that perhaps the Musk Duck may have been responsible for this mythical creature.
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