Enjoying the sun's warmth we followed a thin channel that splinters off the billabong .
Several years ago the Festival Committee planted a tree near the billabong on Stiggants Reserve as a thank-you to Lynne.
It was only later in the piece that the screaming started, when other tourists located the croc resting under some bushes in the middle of the resort - eyeing off the billabong nearby.
There are sometimes moments as the Professor lounges at ease by the billabong , the perfect picture of recumbent indolence, when his sylvan reveries are crushed by a sense of sudden and prophetic dread.
Up jumped the swagman, leapt into the billabong ,
The billabong certainly sees some erudite visitors, many of them eager to suggest new names for Phillip (nee ‘Piggy’) Adams.
This billabong is part of the Mary River in the Top End of the Northern Territory.
There was walkabout land with food, a billabong .
The water level in the billabong was high, too high for fishing, said the old ladies.
Surrounding paperbark swamps and billabongs , where much of the wildlife retreats when it gets really hot and the plains dry up, are just as bountiful.