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Issue Details: First known date: 1890... 1890 The Great Australian Ape : A Story of Two Skulls
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Gold prospectors living in a rough camp near a nearly played-out reef stumble across a skull that the doctor with them swears is a skull from an ape as taller or taller than a gorilla.

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First known date: 1890
Serialised by: The Queenslander 1866 newspaper (2590 issues)
Serialised in the Queenslander in three weekly instalments: 20 December 1890, 27 December 1890, and 3 January 1891.
Link: Instalment one Sighted: 28/8/2015
Last amended 28 Aug 2015 11:34:40