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A baby coala climbing in a tree at Magnetic Island/Australia

We were at Magnetic Island/ Australia for two days and were walking in the National Park. At the end of our walk up a hill we discovered a mother and a baby koala in a tree. The mother was sleeping while the little koala was climbing up and down in the branches before finally sleeping on the mother´s belly. It was so beautiful to observe the baby koala s close while the mother was sleeping. This was the first time for me to see a baby koala with it´s mother not in a zoo, but in nature.

TAGS: Australia, Baby, Koala, National Park

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© Christine Pierk.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2014
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 28, 2015, 6:20 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon PowerShot SX220 HS
Focal Length: 22.9mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f5
ISO: ISO250
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