Summary: Aboriginal engravings of a kangaroo, head of a kangaroo and shield on scattered rock surfaces; they are part of a series of ten sites documented by Ian Sim near the Milyerra Trail

Scattered across a few rock surfaces is Sim Group 167, Series 7. A leaping kangaroo is very weathered, and hard to make out. It has a “flat head, pointed triangular face, no eyes, 1 ear, thin neck,. broad flat backed body, straight belly, pair of conical forelegs at slightly different angles but sloped slightly backward, straight hind leg forward, with foot slightly more forward, no genital sac, tail curved upward, landing on
its hind feet in a leap with its head downward and inward, body parallel with the ground.

Nearby is the head of a kangaroo, and a shield.

McCarthy thought this site was also documented by Campbell as Plate 27, Fig 2 – but this seems incorrect. The two kangaroos (Campbell Plate 27, Fig 2 on the left and Sim Group 178 Series 7 on the right) have slightly different shapes.

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area protects over 3,000 known Aboriginal heritage sites, and many more which are yet to be recorded. This area includes the Blue Mountains National Park, Gardens of Stone, Wollemi National Park and Yengo National Park.