Not a bear, but extremely cute

We’ve had another Koala visiting us of late, this one is much smaller than our previous visitor and upon closer inspection of my photos, he/she only has one eye. Such gorgeous creatures and it is quite unusual to see them in the natural environment, the numbers are dwindling and they’re adept at being almost invisible. This one popped his head up over our back fence as he scaled the gum tree bordering our yard, the dogs went nuts while I raced inside to get my camera.

A couple of days later the koala was spotted in another tree, sleeping peacefully until I (along with a few neighbours) woke him up taking photos and exclaiming rather loudly, how wonderful it was to see a koala in our area. Obviously he/she thought it was all too much and relocated after we had vacated our prime photography position in the street, I was lucky enough to see the little creature move through the long grass and then climb a different tree, deeper in the bush. It is such an amazing thing to experience, it was hard for me to go to work that morning when all I wanted to do was stay home and do a bit of koala spotting.

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5 thoughts on “Not a bear, but extremely cute

  1. dontdoubtthedog August 11, 2014 / 9:43 pm

    Cute. So sorry to hear the koala’s numbers are dwindling. I will assume you live in Australia or near a zoo with very poor security :).

    • twoblackdoggies August 12, 2014 / 2:28 pm

      It is very sad, development takes priority far too often. Yes, I live in Australia šŸ™‚

  2. fredrieka August 11, 2014 / 10:03 pm

    sweet

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