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The Kangaroo Paw

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KANGAROO PAW (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Brenchley The Kangaroo Paw

1- 8 1s set advancing and dance down the middle, Lady dances under Man's left arm to change places and 1s dance up to end BtoB in 2nd place facing opposite sides
9-16 1s dance Double Triangles and end facing 2nd corner
17-24 1s turn 2nd corner RH, turn partner LH, turn 1st corner RH and partner LH to face out 2nd place own side
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides (LSh to 4th corner to start)

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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Kangaroo paw is a common name for a number of species of plant that are endemic to the south-west of Western Australia.

The Kangaroo Paw
The Kangaroo Paw
Close Up Of Flower Feature That Gives It Its Name

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