goanna


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goanna

a large carrion-eating monitor (3) lizard.
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Aboriginal peoples have lived in Western Australia for at least 36,000 years, and ancient lizard remains found at archeological sites show that people have hunted goannas for much of that time.
I didn't know that 'the male goanna tries to make himself look strong and pretty for the female goanna', the type of colours an octopus can change into, how the olive python snake camouflages itself, what happens if you whistle at an emu or how to recognise the gender of a crab.
The Goanna tool, developed at NICTA, is now available as a commercial product from the spinout company Red Lizard Software.
traditional musicians performing traditional songs, including for each of the animals identified in the film--manta ray and crocodile (baru) songs, hunting songs, goanna songs and turtle hunt songs
Travel facts Qantas Holidays package including Ayers Rock, two nights at The Lost Camel, three days/two nights Uluru Red Centre and Goanna Dreaming, two nights Alice Springs and four nights at Crown Plaza Hotel, Adelaide leads in at pounds 2,199, on deps April 16-June 20.
Parrots squawked, kookaburras giggled, lizards and goanna lay a-sunning - here the bush was at one with settlement.
Granddad was a healer like his father before him and he and his two brothers told us stories about the Noongar people, taught us how to look for signs, watch the weather patterns, hunt for possum and goanna and to perform the ceremonies when we were near water or places of special significance, to acknowledge the land, our Mother, for all she provided for her people.
Mahood suggests that the Goanna might be Ebenezer Murray (Mahood, The Loaded Line, p.
They camped away from the road during the day, I had to do all the hunting, getting goanna and lizards, my friend nothing.
Protected in most winds, they are Fantastic For lazy summer swimming and shore picnicking, sharing the white sands with crabs and an occasional goanna.
You may spot an ungainly goanna lizard or a wallaroo (like a big wallaby and, bizarrely, called a euro in some parts of Australia).