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Murray River Dragons

As the final tale of my trip to the Murray River, this story is about another regular inhabitant of the region, the Goanna (Lace Monitor). Now Goannas are found pretty much anywhere along the east coast of Australia, so there’s nothing all that special about them, and you frequently come across them in the High Country. However, every time that I’ve seen one in the High Country and tried to take some photographs, they rush up a tree and move to the opposite side. And if you go around, the Goanna keeps moving as well, always out of sight. So it’s been pretty rare for me to find one in full view in the wild as I did on this trip, and several times to boot.

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