Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park 2016 #2: Roos

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) boxing match

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) boxing match

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) with joey

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) with joey

Wallaroo (Macropus robustus)

Wallaroo (Macropus robustus)

This is Tegan the Wallaroo, who featured heavily in last year’s series of photos.

Tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii)

Tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii)

I find it very difficult to distinguish between Tammar wallabies and Red-necked Pademelons, so I’ll leave these tentative identifications up until someone comes in to correct.

Either a red-necked Pademelon (Thylogale thetis) or a Tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii)

Either a red-necked Pademelon (Thylogale thetis) or a Tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii)

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) boxing match

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) boxing match

Heavy breathing and grunts characterized this prolonged boxing match, which was finally broken up by a ranger (she walked up and told them to “knock it off”).

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) boxing match

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus) boxing match

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus)

Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus).

The roo with the collar is Zoe, who was hand-raised at the wildlife park.

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

 

 

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Date: 14 July 2016
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 trips are self-funded.
All images © Yet Another Tentacled Thing, 2016. 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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