Wallaby Snackbar: Joey feeding from Mother's Nipple

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Ian Stehbens on July 16, 2007

This is something special! Never before have I ever seen this - a joey opening its mother's pouch and drinking from the distended nipple, whilst outside the pouch.

Aubrey Skelly on July 8, 2008

Really nice photo you have some excellent picts, Cheers! Aubrey :)

Ian Stehbens on July 8, 2008

Thank you, Aubrey. You won't see many images like this, for though I have been around roos a fair bit, this was a special moment for me! Thanks too for your general affirmation.

Though at this moment you have only 25 pics in your folio, I am most impressed by your eye for photography. I can say that I like all of the images you have selected to upload. Your Irish ones are great, and the Egyptian ones very special. I will comment on some of them individually, but the 'boats' one is registered in my mind!

For that reason I have added your gallery into my favourites, so that periodically I can watch your uploads and learn from you.

My very best wishes for more great images from your hand and eye.

Ian in Sydney

Aubrey Skelly on July 9, 2008

I wss browsing through your Photos and you do have some wonderful photos I like this especially there is that wonderful moment of serenity and the way you caught the light. particularly (I assume the mother) looks away, it's a magical moment. really like it. Congratulations. Ill return the favor, Best wishes, Aubrey :)

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