"Wallaby With Baby Joey"

© Jeffrey R. Bange

"Wallaby With Baby Joey"

Terry Cervi Student 5/8/2012 8:28:44 PM

What interesting information, Jeffrey! And what a great shot too! #1461787

Jeffrey R. Bange 5/9/2012 6:42:02 PM

Thank you Terry for your kind comments.
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Deborah C. Lewinson 5/10/2012 7:40:29 PM

Love it!!!

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Jeffrey R. Bange 5/13/2012 8:45:23 PM

Thank you Debby. #10136117

Sabrina Ryan 5/14/2012 6:56:27 AM

Fantastic timing and capture, Jeffrey!! #10136481

Jeffrey R. Bange 5/15/2012 6:36:17 PM

Thank you Sabrina. #10138551

Heather Loewenhardt 5/15/2012 7:38:17 PM

What a great family portrait. #10138617

Jeffrey R. Bange 5/15/2012 7:57:23 PM

I must admit Heather it was probably one of the hardest family portraits that I ever took, every time I went to take the picture the little guy would disappear into his mothers pouch. #10138636

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Description

Marsupials are born after a very short pregnancy, and are very undeveloped. They are tiny, blind and have no fur. The mother licks the fur on her belly and as soon as it's born, the tiny creature climbs up along the damp fur pathway to the mother's pouch. The damp fur makes a path for it to follow and also prevents it from drying out. It is a huge journey for the tiny baby, and the mother can't touch it to help it on its way because it is so fragile.

SS: 1/400
Aperture: f/3.5


Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 160.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 5/8/2012 8:03:55 PM

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