goanna


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goanna

any of various Australian monitor lizards
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One artist whose work is well known in the region expresses this dilemma in saying; 'I don't wanna do fucken borin' snakes and goannas all the time'.
Distraught, the men find a children's goanna and take it to a quiet place.
The final section of the song text kumardidjdja kurnaburdub kumardidjdja kumaburdub is not ordinary Bininj Kunwok, however, and is said to be the language of the goanna.
The funds being committed by Goanna will enable Praxis to further work at developing its over-the-counter product line with the aim of having nutriceutical products on the market with in the next 6 to 12 months.
a sub-surface Anadara shell midden at least 6 m in diameter, revealed only by being brought to the surface by goanna diggings; and
com), features an interview this week with the people behind Goanna Resources, Inc.
They originally consisted of 11 sheets of bark with 18 images, but one bark with a goanna, described but not illustrated by Cox, was lost sometime in the late 1800s or early 1900s.
Wana hunters search mostly for burrowed sand goanna lizards (Veranus gouldii), but also python (Aspidites spp.
Kangaroo or goanna fat is rubbed on the skin to keep the skin healthy.
Filled with magical power, these young and unmarried Goanna brothers travelled all over the Western Desert having adventures, shape-shifting, and destroying demons (Berndt and Berndt 1999:247; Cane 2002:94; Cowan 1999:66; Myers 1986:239).
Not the story of nostalgia for the Dreaming but of how hard it was to roll those 44-gallon drums of water up the Hill, how they put food on the table for their children through hard work, despite the Depression; how children ran for their lives when the Welfare officers' cars appeared; and how old Andy booked up the taxi on pension days to go spotting for goanna.
The only other time I feel that is when we go hunting and get a goanna or kangaroo.