North Queensland Wildlife blog

Tree-kangaroo mum and baby


The large Acacia tree between cabin and creek seems to be a favourite for our Lumholtz’s Tree-kangaroos. They were back in that tree 2 weeks ago, eating and resting for a few hours in the morning, before descending and seeking more shade for the hotter part of the day in a  smaller Symplocos tree nearby.

They are difficult to photograph in bright sunshine (at least with my little compact camera), one can hardly see their eyes in their dark faces.

They were very relaxed:

and more relaxed:

You hope they don’t fall off their perch!

Here  are a couple of short videos: