Sunday, September 18, 2011

THE JERRABOMBERRA LION


I was interested more by the reports of 'hairy men' in the upper reaches of the Murrumbidgee but this clipping from the year of Canberra's naming reports of an African Lioness being loose somewhere about Jerrabombera. The writer is pretty emphatic about the reliability of the witness, a Mr W. Brook, who braved scepticism to make the community aware...

Queanbeyan Age - Tuesday 5 August 1913



-

2 comments:

  1. I have heard similar tales from other areas. In fact I heard that there is a government department set up to investigate these sightings.
    Good post.
    Keith.
    http://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. I have heard of other reports as well Keith. If a big cat did escape there is plenty of places it could hide and survive I reckon. I hope there is someone investigating the reports. Stranger things have happened.

    ReplyDelete

The mighty Murrumbidgee River is a trickling creek at Tharwa Bridge

Australia is in the grips of the worst drought in living memory. A walk down to the Murrumbidgee River found the lowest levels of flow that ...