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A tree kangaroo moseying along a fence at Canberra zoo. These endangered marsupials live in a narrow range of far north tropical Australia and Papua New Guinea. I have seen them in the wild, 20 meters up in tall trees, where they forage and spend most of their time. On the ground they hop like normal kangaroos do, too. They have more developed and much stronger front legs with sharp claws for climbing, and when in trees the long tail helps with balance.
Have a fabulous Friday and a wonderful weekend.
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Patrick Brandy said:

Jamais vu il est magnifique agréable journée.
5 months ago ( translate )

Dimas Sequeira said:

Very special catch of a rare species! HFF, Diana!
5 months ago ( translate )

Stephan Fey said:

A cute animal, Diana. Very beautiful. HFF!
5 months ago ( translate )

Keith Burton said:

How wonderful............I would never have guessed this was any sort of kangaroo. It's not until you look at it carefully you can see the marsupial in it..!!

Such a lovely photo too..........very nicely captured Diana. I hope you have a lovely weekend.
5 months ago

Malik Raoulda said:

Admirable et excellente capture admirablement partagée avec ce magnifique kangourou rouquin bien gorgé de lumière.
HFF et Bonne et agréable fin de semaine.
5 months ago ( translate )

Ronald Losure said:

Beautiful photo of this beautiful animal. I never knew of this animal.
5 months ago

Günter Klaus said:

Da zeigst du sehr schön dieses Beuteltier liebe Diana und auch die Info ist sehr interessant,ich mag es,wie das Licht auf dieses Tier gefallen ist :))

Wünsche noch einen schönen Abend,ganz liebe Grüße Güni :))
5 months ago ( translate )

Annemarie said:

fantastisch!
5 months ago ( translate )

Ulrich John said:

HFF and a great weekend, Diane ! A fantastic picture !
5 months ago

William Sutherland said:

Excellent capture!

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5 months ago ( translate )

Xata said:

Great catch! I saw them in a documentary on Nat Geo channel on tv.
HFF and big hug Diana
5 months ago

Nicole Merdrignac said:

Superbe capture .
5 months ago ( translate )

Steve Paxton said:

Certainly one I have never see this side of Oz , HFF you enjoy your fine weekend.
5 months ago

trester88 said:

Großartige Aufnahme von diesem ungewöhnlichen Tier! Es sieht aus wie eine Kreuzung aus Katze und Känguru. HFF und ein schönes Wochenende, Diana!
5 months ago ( translate )

Loose_Grip/Pete said:

A new one on me but fascinating.
HFF Diana & have a great w/e.
5 months ago