Why No Sightings In SA

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Why No Sightings In SA

Unread post by DarrenHW » Tue Aug 16, 2022 9:47 pm

Hi all. As per my heading....why no sightings in SA? Could this be due to limited/lack of natural water source and suitable habitat.

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Re: Why No Sightings In SA

Unread post by Dion » Thu Aug 18, 2022 10:00 am

SA has a few but your guess would be as good as mine as to why limited sighting occur.

SA, along with WA, NT and Tasmania all lack the amount of sightings the eastern states get, for what reason I do not know. Does not mean they are not there!

Lack of natural water source and suitable habitat is as good as theory as any? The eastern states do have the Great Dividing Range which would help also. A higher population of people on the eastern side to report their sightings or encounters may also be a factor?
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Re: Why No Sightings In SA

Unread post by DarrenHW » Thu Aug 18, 2022 8:57 pm

Yeah too true....who knows. Although WA do have some pretty cool and graphic sightings as well. Maybe we'll start to get more sightings after the migration of eastern states folk (and yowies) over the last couple of years due to covid.....we'll see

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Re: Why No Sightings In SA

Unread post by HaSolar » Wed Aug 31, 2022 5:30 am

Hi all, long time no post but anything SA gets my attention as I grew up there.

My first posts to the forum describe my encounters with something which unfortunately I did not actually see, cannot say exactly what but I am 99 percent certain it wasn´t a human. But water was indeed the common denominator, mine happened on the river Murray which is pretty much the biggest source of inland freshwater you find in SA however because of that it is also fairly heavily populated in lots of areas. It wouldn´t be hard to think any population may have been displaced by us encroaching their habitat.

SA is also vast, even in these rural settings where people live there are likely corners of properties never really had a foot stepped in them and much of it is pastoral land. I do believe if something wanted to stay hidden they very well could.
There may never of been a large population to start with, most accounts are historical and found on trove.
I also think, cannot be sure as I have never really spoken to anyone directly about it, but the first nations people along the Murray when referencing the Bunyip may actually be talking of a Yowie living in caves on the bank or cliffs of the river.

I know less about the northern areas like Flinders Rangers or Coopers Creek, but again would think the areas are so big and even less people get up there. Food I doubt is an issue, more so now we have introduced bunnies and are growing produce but fresh water to me seems to be the biggest issue.

This is all speculation on my part so feel free to take it with a pinch of salt.

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