Historical Account #6: An Australian Gorilla

“Every particle of the body, except the feet and face, was covered with black hair”

Age – VIC – 29th April 1871

Very detailed description of the creature with many characteristics synonymous with modern day sighting reports.

Age – VIC – 29th April 1871 (Source: trove.nla.gov.au)
Avondale – NSW (Source: OpenStreetMap.org)

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