Well it’s official, the goanna of Thurgoona is an internet star.
Since he hit our Facebook page on Thursday morning, the story of how he scared of he scared Eric Holland has been liked a staggering 566 times, shared 253 times and has attracted 277 comments – and counting.
But we want to hear from you what do you think we should call our local lizard?
However, it seems Mr Holland is not the only one who has been surprised by a reptilian visiting in their backyard with some of our readers sending up these close encounters with the scaly kind.
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