Champ, or Champy, is a monster reputed to be living in Lake Champlain, situated in the American states of New York and Vermont and also partly in Quebec, Canada.


The bunyip is a legendary animal said to inhabit small rivers, watering holes and swamps in Australia. Australian Aboriginal stories tell of a water spirit that was greatly feared, the modern translation is usually given as a devil or evil spirit but this might have changed since contact with Europeans.