Beach quokkas


I found these two quokkas on the beach at sunset foraging for food. They were not shy towards people, no doubt used to being fed. Coming in looking for scraps, they got so curious that later I had to clean off little nose marks they had left on my lens.

Long Reach Bay, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 

Nikon D90, Nikon 18-200mm f/3.5–5.6, 1/30, f/3.5, ISO 400, SB-900 flash, handheld 

Status: The Quokka Setonix brachyurus is listed as Vulnerable.

by Charles H Davis, New South Wales