As thousands of school leavers enter the last week of Schoolies, social media continues to highlight the best and worst moments from this year's celebrations.
And while getting a tattoo is seen by some as a rite of passage into adulthood, many Schoolies were spotted with rather questionable inkings.
A popular design many young adults sought out was the ibis, a common Australian scavenger bird which many consider a pest.
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A popular design many Schoolies sought out was the ibis, a common Australian scavenger bird which many consider a pest
The bird has found an unlikely friend in Schoolies getting their first tattoo, artist Luke Braniff said.
'We did about six ibis tattoos doing different poses like smoking, eating or drinking,' Mr Braniff told the Gold Coast Bulletin.
'The Ibis has really taken off.'