Lizard Island - Australia

Lizard Island is a national park in Queensland (Australia), 1624 km northwest of Brisbane and part of the Lizard Island Group that also includes Palfrey Island.// Aboriginal HistoryLizard Island was known as Dyiigurra to the Dingaal Aboriginal people and was regarded as a sacred place. It was used by the people for the initiation of young males and for the harvesting of shellfish, turtles, dugongs and fish. The Dingaal believed that the Lizard group of islands had been created in the Dreamtime. They saw it as a stingray with Lizard Island being the body and the other islands in the group form

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bizzy
Date: 2008-02-05 14:23:19

Large monitor lizards on the island of Palawan, Philippines


Archbob
Date: 2008-02-05 14:23:19

If you think Singapore is all about urban living and man-made "natural" attractions, there is one swamp area on the island state where you can see thousands of birds as well as a family of about a dozen monitor lizards in the wild, which has grown quite big in size...


backagain
Date: 2008-02-05 14:23:19

Prosecutors say James stole the Fiji Island banded iguanas while visiting the South Pacific island in September 2002. He then brought the reptiles to the U.S. by hiding them in a special compartment he had constructed in his prosthetic leg, prosecutors said.


agnivo007
Date: 2008-02-05 14:23:19

(Business 2.0 Magazine) Anthony Page stood on the beach of Malaysia's tiny Perhentian Kecil Island and marveled at the isolation. Around him were bamboo huts and miles of blue water. Much of the island was jungle, inhabited by coconut-hurling monkeys and giant monitor lizards. Yet he wasn't entirely cut off. At night, when the electricity came on..




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