- Aboriginal (culture)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Reptilian (attribute)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
- Sea Serpents (common type)
A Rainbow Serpent from Australia. These were magical beings of great power that feature in many tales of the native tribes. It created the landscape as it rose from the depths of its habitat. Karia now rests under the Earth supporting the four pillars of cardinal directions that support the Earth itself. He is known to sleep in the mud during the dry season and flies to the sky as a rainbow sending down rain to help life re-grow during the wet season. He has a fascination for anything that is iridescent. Karia is closely link in with the land, weather, society and fertility.
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