[LMB] OT: Australia (was Take care, everyone)

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 1 01:51:00 GMT 2011


> From: "Judy R. Johnson" jrj at fidalgo.net

> So Prachett didn't invent them?
> Entwife Judy

> On 31 December 2010 13:31, kerry weisselberg <kerilli at gmail.com> wrote:
> > "drop bears"?
> > Is this a new name for huge, usually venomous, spiders?
> > Explain, please.
> 
> Carnivorous koalas that attack their prey by dropping out of a tree.
> They don't exist; it's just a story to make tourists believe.
> Anke

Drop bears are, sadly, total fiction.
 
Bunyips, the Yowie, and an assortment of panthers are, on the
other hand, quite real.
 
Gwynne 		 	   		  


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