Red-necked wallaby, Macropus rufogriseus

A –4˚C overnight temperature made me reluctant to leave my cosy swag, but when I peered out to see this grazing red-necked wallaby, I leapt up. I was very happy it kept feeding long enough for me to dig out my camera from the back of my car.

Wollemi National Park, New South Wales

Canon EOS 600D, EF-S 18–200mm, 1/250, f/5.6, ISO 200, handheld

by Simon Cherriman, Western Australia