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Weekly Photo Challenge: Symbol


I’m a little late in getting my challenge response in this week to “Symbol”.  I chose the well known national animal and icon for Australia – the Kangaroo.  When we went there, one of my first goals was to find a kangaroo that I could photograph.  This “Roo” was near the town of Cairns, one of the gateways to the Great Barrier Reef.  I actually took this photo in someone’s back yard as this mom and offspring were grazing.  One glance at this iconic creature and you already know what country you’re in – a symbol through and through…..

Also seen on Qantas airliners.....

Also seen on Qantas airliners…..

6 responses

  1. Can’t believe they were in someone’s back yard. What a treat.

    July 16, 2015 at 10:02 am

    • Colline – it was fun to watch them just hop around and eat mangos!

      July 24, 2015 at 9:42 am

  2. Hard to imagine hopping around with that extra weight inside your pouch. 🙂

    July 16, 2015 at 11:53 am

    • Jackie – glad I didn’t have to do it but she looked pretty happy!

      July 24, 2015 at 9:43 am

  3. Great choice!

    July 16, 2015 at 2:26 pm

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