We are not at all sure about this one. It’s Dreamtime meets Salvador Dali.
A monitor lizard deity that invents the canoe? Marries magpies? Weds teals? Finds a secret reservoir of water and refuses to share? But somehow the water flows into what becomes the Murray River? And now teals refuse to marry goannas?
Who was Murray? A Tory Politician and Secretary of State for the Colonies. Exactly the kind of person to have a river named after him. The river’s original name was Millewah but nobody seems to care about that anymore.
Goanna Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Gender: Sorry, we don't know
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Many Things
Area of expertise: Many things, lots of stuff
Good/Evil Rating: OKAY, not bad
Popularity index: 1206
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Article last revised on August 29, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.