The boomerang is one of Australia's most unique and distinctive emblems. Find out how the improbable idea of making such an extraordinary implement have occurred to the Aborigines of Australia.
The boomerang as a toy or souvenir has obscured its original role in hunting.
Learn how hunters designed their boomerangs and why they tend to return.
Learn more about the history of boomerangs and what's been discovered.
Selection of Boomerangs
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