Common wombat, Vombatus ursinus

I was lucky enough to encounter this mum that was waddling and dragging her large pouch across the grassy terrain. I could see why she seemed to be struggling – this baby wasn’t ready to leave home and looked snug, with a perfect and safe view of the world from Mum’s pouch.

Cradle Mountain National Park, Tasmania

Canon EOS 5D Mk III, Canon 70–200mm, L series, f/2.8, 200mm, 1/200, f/5.6, ISO 640, handheld

by Deb Sulzberger, Tasmania