13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
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.
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||Aug. 28, 2015, 6:20 p.m.
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