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A Black Headed Goanna (I Think)  

A Black Headed Goanna (I Think)

This lizard was crossing the exit of the car park as we left the Ochre pits. It had its tail curled over its back like a scorpion when we first saw it, then it disappeared quickly into the spinifex.
Colour Everywhere You Look

September 27th 2014
We were a little later leaving than we’d meant to be as I needed to iron a couple of items before we left. Our first stop was Simpson’s Gap, 25km out of Alice along the West Macdonnell Ranges. We parked the car and set off on the walk beside and along the river bed to the Gap. On the way, we passed an area of rocks piled up at the base of the mountain wall. A Ranger was just finishing his tal ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Northern Territory » West McDonnell Ranges

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
15th October 2014

He's long isn't he?!
20th October 2014

Long Lizard
Yes he was - long but skinny. He moved quite quickly too.

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