Tuesday, January 08, 2008
We're goning on a Moa hunt...
An Australian is adamant the moa is alive and well in remote North Island bush and aims to prove it with photographic evidence next month.
Nothing like that overwhelming optimism that totally ignores the facts in front of your face!
Still- I'd like to see him find one. (I want to know what they taste like!)
"...Gilroy, a cryptozoologist (studies hidden animals), says he discovered 35 separate ground prints on a previous visit in 2001 which suggested a colony of up to 15 birds..."
A cryptologist is a critter that I didn't know existed!
He may have this right, though:
"...He's also convinced about the existence of the yowie – in his words: "a homo erectus – a tool making, fire making hominid."
I'm seeing quite a few of them over the holiday period. Usually seen dragging their knuckles on the pavements outside the shops or on the front doorstep of their squalid huts, drinking beer...