Archive for 'Macropodidae'

Bennett's Wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus ssp. rufogriseus)

Bennett’s Wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus ssp. rufogriseus)

At first I thought I encountered an albino, but it just a very light-colored variation to the norm which you can see on the individual drinking water below – just a few meters away. Aperture: ƒ/4.5 Camera: NIKON D4S Focal length: 500mm ISO: 640 Shutter speed: 1/640 s

Red-necked Wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus)

Red-necked Wallaby (Macropus rufogriseus)

In many places the various species of wallabies have become so used to humans that they come out and up close to check you out. As they are herbivores I find it quite interesting why they chose to come up close to humans. Perhaps some humans do hand out irresistible plant materials, or some have […]