Summary: A large Aboriiginal engraving of a kangaroo near the Lyre Trig Track; possibly a mytholigical figure due to its size.

This solitary kangaroo was described by W.D. Campbell as “twelve feet in length, cut with a broad clear cut fully one inch wide, punctures are visible”. McCarthy many years suggested it may be a mythological figure, due to its large size.

AWAT5189 LR highlighted Lyre Trig Kangaroo
AWAT5188 LR Lyre Trig Kangaroo
A night recording better reveals the deep-cut grooves.
AWAT5475 LR Lyre Trig Kangaroo
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