Summary: A large (13 foot) Aboriginal engraving of a kangaroo between the Yeomans Track and Wallaroo Track at West Head.

The Aboriginal rock engraving site was first documented by R.H. Matthews in 1996, who described it as: “The large carving of a kangaroo here shown is 13ft. 1in. from the tip of the nose to the end of the tail. There is an incised line across the neck and also across the foreleg, and the animal appears to be in the attitude of jumping. The two fore or hind legs of animals are very seldom delineated in native drawings – one of each being the general mode of representing them.”

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The outline of the large kangaroo is still fairly distinct, although it’s hard to see the entire figure due to its relatively large size.

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