Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park #1: Quoll and Devils

Spotted-tailed or Tiger Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus)

Spotted-tailed or Tiger Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus)

These photos are the result of a day trip to the Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park.

Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)

Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)

Spotted-tailed or Tiger Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus)

Spotted-tailed or Tiger Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus)

The Tiger or Spotted-tailed Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus) is the second-largest carnivorous marsupial.

Spotted-tailed or Tiger Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus)

Spotted-tailed or Tiger Quoll (Dasyurus maculatus)

Spotted-tail or Tiger Quoll, Dasyurus maculatus

Spotted-tailed or Tiger Quoll, Dasyurus maculatus

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Almost feeding time

Sniffing the air

Sniffing the air

As the ranger commences her short talk, the devils wait impatiently for their meal.

Still sniffing

Still sniffing

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Showtime

Showtime

Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)

Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)

Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)

Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)

At this point all the devils return to their respective dens to eat. Until, that is, one of them decides that his portion is insufficient and carries out a home invasion.

Home invasion

Home invasion

devil09And thus begins an epic snarl-filled tug-of-war.

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There can be only one winner.

There can be only one winner.

Nom nom nom

Nom nom nom

2015
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park #1: Quoll and Devils
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park #2: The Birds
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park #3: Roos
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park #4: Koalas and Echidna

2016
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park #1: Wombats and Dingoes
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park 2016 #2: Roos

Date: 03 August 2015
Camera: Pentax K-5
Lens 1: Pentax smc DA 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 ED SDM
Ambient light only.
Conditions: Sunny
Hand-held only.
Cropping and resizing in Irfanview.

All images © Yet Another Tentacled Thing, 2015. All rights reserved.
Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park is permitted to use any image on this page for any purpose, provided that this permission is explicitly acknowledged wherever the image is published.

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