Wirnpa is a rainmaking snake[1] who according to Aboriginal legend created the land around the Percival Lakes in Wirnpa country, Australia in the Dreamtime and whose image was used to repel outsiders.[2]


  1. ^ McManus, Bridget (17 March 2008). "Heart of our country". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2 June 2011. (WebCite archive)
  2. ^ Caring for Country: Aboriginal culture offers environmental wisdom, NOVA Magazine, May 2010. (WebCite archive)