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Lumholtz's tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi) Nerada plantation, QLD. Aug 10, 2015. Australia,Dendrolagus lumholtzi,Geotagged,Lumholtzs tree-kangaroo,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Lumholtz's tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus lumholtzi)

Nerada plantation, QLD. Aug 10, 2015.

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  1. I had not even heard of tree-kangaroos. Posted 3 years ago
    1. They're so weird! They've adapted to life in trees, and they can't really hop on the ground, but apparently, they can jump out of trees as a last resort to escape predators, and land from a 15 m drop without shattering their legs. Posted 3 years ago
  2. Woah!!! never heard of before! Thanks for sharing :) Posted 3 years ago
    1. Pleasure. There are so many bizarre critters in Australia! Posted 3 years ago
  3. Brilliant Posted one month ago
  4. Great find. Not very common these days. Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 28 days ago

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Lumholtz's tree-kangaroo is a heavy-bodied tree-kangaroo found in rain forests of the Atherton Tableland Region of Queensland. Its status is classified as least concern by the IUCN, although local authorities classify it as rare. It is named after the Norwegian explorer Carl Sofus Lumholtz , who discovered the first specimen in 1883.

Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Jul 31, 2016. Captured Aug 10, 2015 10:53 in 921 Glen Allyn Rd, Glen Allyn QLD 4885, Australia.
  • PENTAX K-3
  • f/7.1
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm