Wednesday, 9 July 2008
Y IS FOR .............
YELLOW WATER BILLABONG
Kakadu National Park, in Australia's Northern Territory, is where you'll find Yellow Water Billabong, & is home to a huge number of bird species, as well as the saltwater crocodile.These are pink lotus lilies, below.
A billabong forms where a creek or river changes it's course, leaving part of the river as a kind of dead end. In the iconic & perhaps 'unofficial' Australian national anthem, "Waltzing Matilda", the sheep-stealing swagman throws himself into a billabong to escape capture by the trooper, or police.
If you click here, you be able to listen to a very different version of the song, played on the throttle of a V8 Supercar....TRUE!!
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