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Animal Fact No. 51

The word 'Brolga' is thought to originate from Aboriginal Dreamtime. According to legend, a beautiful young Aboriginal dancer named 'Buralga' rejected the advances of an evil magician, who in turn changed her into a graceful crane, to spend the rest of time dancing across the plains with the swirling willy-willies and the dust devils.

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