A fearful demon of the woods. He assumes any shape he pleases; sometimes he is like an old man, at other times he will take the form of a bird, or a burnt stump, and always for the purpose of luring individuals within his reach, so that he may destroy them.



  • Woods, J. D. (1879). Native Tribes of South Australia. Adelaide: E. S. Wigg and Son, p. 62.