Baby Tree-kangaroo

A week ago we saw a tree-kangaroo in a small tree close to our cabin. It looked like the one which has been in the area for the last couple of months.

To our delight, she had a baby with her! It must have left the pouch only recently, and was eagerly climbing around in mum’s vicinity.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDGb1daXEjw?rel=0&w=560&h=315]

They were in a Red Mahogany sapling, a very suitable tree for practising: easy to grip due to the small circumference and the rough bark. Mum was feeding on Smilax leaves, one of her favourite foods.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hd1oG42-J88&w=560&h=315]

Hopefully, they’ll hang around for a while!

 

 

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