Summary: Very distinct Aboriginal engraving of a kangaroo above the Tunnel Firetrail.

On a rocky outcrop above the Tunnel Firetrail, in a hollow that fills with water after rain, is an Aboriginal engraving of a kangaroo.

AWAT1697 LR Tunnel Firetrail Kangaroo

Although it can be a bit tricky to see when covered with water, the engraving is surprisingly distinct, with claws on the front and rear paws visible.

AWAT1687 LR Tunnel Firetrail Kangaroo

There are a number of shallow depressions in the sandstone – but only the one with the Aboriginal engraving contained water.

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