Spring Joey

Posted Mon, Oct 6 2008 18:09 by bill

This year’s joeys well and truly out of the pouch now. This little guy is the first in the herd:

 

 

To give you an indication of his size I got him and his mum to stand up straight back to back:

 

 

 

Now his mom will growl at him when he tries to get back in the pouch, but he was definitely doing so just the other week. Amazing given how big he is.  He still goes back for a drink:

 

 

From my office window I watched him play fight with his mom today (no photos, sorry) .  That’s part of their growing up, wrestling with their paws and trying to lean back enough on their tail to get a kick in. All part of making him ready to face the world on his own:

 

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