- Aboriginal (culture)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Reptilian (attribute)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
- Sea Serpents (common type)
One of the Rainbow Serpents of Australia. It is a cosmic multi-coloured python that lives in deep waters. Wollunqua created the formation for gullies, rivers and billabongs. Wollunqua 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. Wollunqua is closely link in with the land, weather, society and fertility.
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