Gwion Gwion/ Kiro Kiro Kimberley region

Palorchestes species

Language Points

Guugu Yimithirr

This painting could be a representation of one of the ‘Palorchestes’ species. This was a big animal and probably didn’t move very fast. It is likely that people hunted this animal.

Reference and link

English

This painting could be a representation of one of the ‘Palorchestes’ species. This was a big animal and probably didn’t move very fast. It is likely that people hunted this animal.

 Paul S.C. Taçon and Steve Webb

https://press-files.anu.edu.au

/downloads/press/n3991/html

/ch08.xhtml?referer=&page=13

Image reference:

Scott-Virtue et al. 2009. Report: More Megafaunal Depictions in Bradshaw Rock Art. Web: https://www.uq.edu.au/nuq/jack/Antiquity2.pdf