Animals

Stock Photography By Howard Birnstihl

Australian natives and exotics. Mammals, reptiles, amphibians. Koalas in trees, kangaroos and wallabies lazing and fighting, cats resting and snarling over their prey, dogs seeking our love, quolls searching for food, possums peering down, frogs displaying their colour and swimming underwater, lizards and geckoes in delightful close-up, giant pigs, horses in the landscape, snakes sliding and curling, crocodiles in craggy detail, sheep herding down the country road, emperor caterpillars in all t

Brushtail possum
Brushtail possum
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Spotted quoll
Spotted quoll
#255842
© Howard Birnstihl
Kangaroos sparring
Kangaroos sparring
#255831
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Grey kangaroo family
Grey kangaroo family
#255571
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Tadpole
Tadpole
#255850
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Green tree frog
Green tree frog
#255670
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Emperor gum moth caterpillar
Emperor gum moth caterpillar
#255668
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Huge pig
Huge pig
#256476
© Howard Birnstihl
Giraffe
Giraffe
#256473
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Mouse
Mouse
#255817
© Howard Birnstihl
Leaping with dogs
Leaping with dogs
#255780
© Howard Birnstihl
Horse and foal
Horse and foal
#255650
© Howard Birnstihl
Starfish detail
Starfish detail
#256928
© Howard Birnstihl
Baby ladybird
Baby ladybird
#256927
© Howard Birnstihl
Shaking hands
Shaking hands
#256925
© Howard Birnstihl
Gone a
Gone a
#256922
© Howard Birnstihl
Cat and mouse
Cat and mouse
#256918
© Howard Birnstihl
Roos in silhouette.
Roos in silhouette.
#258830
© Howard Birnstihl
Python sliding down branch.
Python sliding down branch.
#258813
© Howard Birnstihl
Lamb peeping thru fence.
Lamb peeping thru fence.
#258782
© Howard Birnstihl
Hippo yawning.
Hippo yawning.
#258752
© Howard Birnstihl
Kids feeding dappled grey over fence.
Kids feeding dappled grey over
#258760
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Keep your eye on that croc
Keep your eye on that croc
#258093
© Howard Birnstihl
Home is a hollow log
Home is a hollow log
#258090
© Howard Birnstihl
Dangerous to touch
Dangerous to touch
#258087
© Howard Birnstihl
Bull ant
Bull ant
#256871
© Howard Birnstihl
Frog underwater
Frog underwater
#257147
© Howard Birnstihl
Diamond python
Diamond python
#257127
© Howard Birnstihl
A tiny life
A tiny life
#257193
© Howard Birnstihl
 Prisoner
Prisoner
#257641
© Howard Birnstihl
Gorilla at rest.
Gorilla at rest.
#258698
© Howard Birnstihl
Gecko about to leap
Gecko about to leap
#258695
© Howard Birnstihl
Making one
Making one's self at home
#258098
© Howard Birnstihl
 Boy with white mouse.jpg,
Boy with white mouse.jpg,
#282405
© Howard Birnstihl
 Gecko detail
Gecko detail
#282464
© Howard Birnstihl
 Gecko on hand.
Gecko on hand.
#282465
© Howard Birnstihl
Fossilized trilobites
Fossilized trilobites
#257268
© Howard Birnstihl
Sheepdog at work
Sheepdog at work
#257200
© Howard Birnstihl
'Environmental sculpture'
#258082
© Howard Birnstihl
Reptilian tree dweller
Reptilian tree dweller
#258079
© Howard Birnstihl
 Big cool cat
Big cool cat
#257992
© Howard Birnstihl
 Big red
Big red
#257941
© Howard Birnstihl
 Cat on the prowl
Cat on the prowl
#315770
© Howard Birnstihl
 Gecko feeding on leaf
Gecko feeding on leaf
#316312
© Howard Birnstihl
Stumpytail underside view
Stumpytail underside view
#316335
© Howard Birnstihl
 Red turban shell
Red turban shell
#316341
© Howard Birnstihl
 Easter Grey Kangaroo with Joey
Easter Grey Kangaroo with Joey
#316663
© Howard Birnstihl
 Marbled Gekko
Marbled Gekko
#316660
© Howard Birnstihl
Koala dozing
Koala dozing
#316668
© Howard Birnstihl
 Koala
Koala
#316667
© Howard Birnstihl
 Tasmanian Devil
Tasmanian Devil
#316694
© Howard Birnstihl
 Tasmanian devil
Tasmanian devil
#316696
© Howard Birnstihl
 Wombat
Wombat
#316719
© Howard Birnstihl
 Brown tree frog
Brown tree frog
#317015
© Howard Birnstihl
 Anenome fish
Anenome fish
#317009
© Howard Birnstihl
 Demonstrating cow
Demonstrating cow
#317022
© Howard Birnstihl
Frog clinging to stem
Frog clinging to stem
#317042
© Howard Birnstihl
 Rabbit scull
Rabbit scull
#317059
© Howard Birnstihl
 Old wife
Old wife
#317054
© Howard Birnstihl
 Pigmy possum
Pigmy possum
#317071
© Howard Birnstihl
 Hereford cow feeding her calf
Hereford cow feeding her calf
#317116
© Howard Birnstihl
 Camel
Camel
#317198
© Howard Birnstihl
 Farmer riding his cow
Farmer riding his cow
#317227
© Howard Birnstihl
 Dog on the see-saw
Dog on the see-saw
#317223
© Howard Birnstihl
Gold scorpion with rubies and sapphires
Gold scorpion with rubies and
#317375
© Howard Birnstihl
 Keeping an eye on the dragon
Keeping an eye on the dragon
#317372
© Howard Birnstihl
 Sheepdog watching the flock
Sheepdog watching the flock
#317440
© Howard Birnstihl
 Sheepdogs at work
Sheepdogs at work
#317439
© Howard Birnstihl
 Sheepdog trailing the flock
Sheepdog trailing the flock
#317443
© Howard Birnstihl
 Circus elephant between gigs
Circus elephant between gigs
#317445
© Howard Birnstihl
 Kids running with dog
Kids running with dog
#317581
© Howard Birnstihl
 Iguana
Iguana
#317692
© Howard Birnstihl
Shadow the sheepdog
Shadow the sheepdog
#318466
© Howard Birnstihl
Grey kangaroo in the bush
Grey kangaroo in the bush
#319624
© Howard Birnstihl
 Fluffy cat on gatepost
Fluffy cat on gatepost
#319622
© Howard Birnstihl
 Echidna
Echidna
#319620
© Howard Birnstihl
 Albino wallaby
Albino wallaby
#319615
© Howard Birnstihl
 Cattle sale
Cattle sale
#322598
© Howard Birnstihl
 Brushtail possum
Brushtail possum
#322595
© Howard Birnstihl
 Old man walruss
Old man walruss
#322705
© Howard Birnstihl
Boy with stumpytail
Boy with stumpytail
#322707
© Howard Birnstihl
 Joey heading off to bed
Joey heading off to bed
#322716
© Howard Birnstihl
 Red sea anenome
Red sea anenome
#322713
© Howard Birnstihl
Laboratory mouse
Laboratory mouse
#337203
© Howard Birnstihl
 Laboratory mice
Laboratory mice
#337202
© Howard Birnstihl
 Shaggy dog
Shaggy dog
#339842
© Howard Birnstihl
 Dogs in shelter
Dogs in shelter
#339841
© Howard Birnstihl
Dog peering under gate
Dog peering under gate
#339840
© Howard Birnstihl
 Possum with broken leg
Possum with broken leg
#343203
© Howard Birnstihl
Tending sick possum
Tending sick possum
#343200
© Howard Birnstihl
 A mass of cattle in the stockyards
A mass of cattle in the
#345425
© Howard Birnstihl
 Baby hermit crab
Baby hermit crab
#345423
© Howard Birnstihl
 Gecko eating mantis
Gecko eating mantis
#345463
© Howard Birnstihl
 Iguana
Iguana
#345472
© Howard Birnstihl
 Green iguana
Green iguana
#345469
© Howard Birnstihl
Giraffe making house calls
Giraffe making house calls
#345465
© Howard Birnstihl
Gecko eyeing off its prey
Gecko eyeing off its prey
#345464
© Howard Birnstihl
House mouse
House mouse
#345618
© Howard Birnstihl
Stumpytail snarling from its hideout
Stumpytail snarling from its
#345640
© Howard Birnstihl
Snail emerges from the sand
Snail emerges from the sand
#346124
© Howard Birnstihl
Kids in bush with stumpytail
Kids in bush with stumpytail
#346122
© Howard Birnstihl
Marbled gecko on coloured quartz
Marbled gecko on coloured
#346132
© Howard Birnstihl
 Gecko side view
Gecko side view
#347289
© Howard Birnstihl
 Emperor gum moth caterpillar B
Emperor gum moth caterpillar B
#347286
© Howard Birnstihl
 Emperor gum moth caterpillar
Emperor gum moth caterpillar
#347285
© Howard Birnstihl
Guinea pig
Guinea pig
#347291
© Howard Birnstihl
 Cattle dog at work
Cattle dog at work
#347612
© Howard Birnstihl
Roos backlit in bush
Roos backlit in bush
#351680
© Howard Birnstihl
 Sandworm markings in sand
Sandworm markings in sand
#351690
© Howard Birnstihl
 Sandworm trails vertical view
Sandworm trails vertical view
#351696
© Howard Birnstihl
Cattle muster
Cattle muster
#355080
© Howard Birnstihl
Close view of cat
Close view of cat's face
#355150
© Howard Birnstihl
Fluffy white cat
Fluffy white cat
#355154
© Howard Birnstihl
Koala leaning out
Koala leaning out
#355188
© Howard Birnstihl
Cat and mouse at breakfast table
Cat and mouse at breakfast
#355232
© Howard Birnstihl
Punk horse
Punk horse
#356261
© Howard Birnstihl
 Capyburra close up
Capyburra close up
#357368
© Howard Birnstihl
Jogger and his dog take a breather
Jogger and his dog take a
#357380
© Howard Birnstihl
 Happy dog in the grass
Happy dog in the grass
#357582
© Howard Birnstihl
Dunnart with babies
Dunnart with babies
#358000
© Howard Birnstihl
Western Bluetongue
Western Bluetongue
#358015
© Howard Birnstihl
 Water-retaining frog
Water-retaining frog
#358014
© Howard Birnstihl
 Eastern Water dragon
Eastern Water dragon
#358013
© Howard Birnstihl
 Scorpion
Scorpion
#358009
© Howard Birnstihl
Western bluetongue performing
Western bluetongue performing
#358030
© Howard Birnstihl
 Cows posing for the camera
Cows posing for the camera
#380414
© Howard Birnstihl
Children patting police horses
Children patting police horses
#382484
© Howard Birnstihl
Clown with dog
Clown with dog
#382685
© Howard Birnstihl
Gecko in garden on pink flower
Gecko in garden on pink flower
#384064
© Howard Birnstihl
Skink in rock garden
Skink in rock garden
#384063
© Howard Birnstihl
Gecko licking leaf close view
Gecko licking leaf close view
#384062
© Howard Birnstihl
Bluetongue on garden lawn
Bluetongue on garden lawn
#384060
© Howard Birnstihl
Bluetongue in garden
Bluetongue in garden
#384059
© Howard Birnstihl
Sheep at the gate
Sheep at the gate
#384932
© Howard Birnstihl
Sheep in dry country
Sheep in dry country
#384926
© Howard Birnstihl
Sheep on dry hillside
Sheep on dry hillside
#385015
© Howard Birnstihl
Sheep in drought
Sheep in drought
#385014
© Howard Birnstihl
Sheep in dry creekbed
Sheep in dry creekbed
#385013
© Howard Birnstihl
Art class in primary school
Art class in primary school
#392357
© Howard Birnstihl
Gecko eating stick insect
Gecko eating stick insect
#392351
© Howard Birnstihl
Mare with foal
Mare with foal
#392398
© Howard Birnstihl
Close up of fidler crab
Close up of fidler crab
#397818
© Howard Birnstihl
Close up of decorator crab
Close up of decorator crab
#397816
© Howard Birnstihl
Close up of crayfish eye
Close up of crayfish eye
#397813
© Howard Birnstihl
Seals on rocks
Seals on rocks
#398093
© Howard Birnstihl
Girl and her horse at the beach
Girl and her horse at the beach
#407273
© Howard Birnstihl
platypus
platypus
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© Howard Birnstihl

 

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Image Details for Animals

1. Brushtail possum. Young brushtail possum in tree close up view

2. Spotted quoll. Spotted quoll foraging on the ground at night

3. Kangaroos sparring. Close-up of two roos sparring gently, probably more in play than anger

4. Grey kangaroo family. Family of grey kangaroos, including joey in pouch, looking warily about

5. Tadpole. Close-up of tadpole grazing among the pebbles on the bottom of a pool, backlit showing the internal structure of the creature

6. Green tree frog. Close-up of green tree frog on branch at night

7. Emperor gum moth caterpillar. Close-up of exotically shaped and coloured emperor gum moth caterpillar

8. Huge pig. Huge pig climbing onto fence dwarfing farmer as he passes by

9. Giraffe. sculptural image of giraffe's feet

10. Mouse. House mouse on coffee mug sniffing the air beside two apples

11. Leaping with dogs. Man in overalls playing with his dogs as they leap for the ball

12. Horse and foal. Horse and foal in lush paddock beautifully lit by low sun with birds flting through rainbowed sky

13. Starfish detail. Close view of starfish arm showing texture and suckers

14. Baby ladybird. Minute young ladybird on human finger

15. Shaking hands. Baboons in ajoining cages reaching out to each other

16. Gone a. Rear view of cattle being driven along sunlit country road with hazy blue hills in the background

17. Cat and mouse. Black and white puss chewing on prey

18. Roos in silhouette.. Two roos backlit so that they are su\\outlined by a halo of light

19. Python sliding down branch.. Diamond python gliding silently down a branch in search of food

20. Lamb peeping thru fence.. cute little lamb peering through the fence at us

21. Hippo yawning.. Close up of hippo yawning showing off its huge teeth

22. Kids feeding dappled grey over fence.. Dappled grey horse accepts an apple from the kids over the fence

23. Keep your eye on that croc. A very close view of a crocodile's eye

24. Home is a hollow log. Goanna keeping watch from the entrance to its hollow log home

25. Dangerous to touch. close view of a poisonous blue and yellow frog

26. Bull ant. Close up view of bull ant's head, eyes, nippers and mandibles

27. Frog underwater. Frog underwater swimming toward us

28. Diamond python. close view of diamond python curled up

29. A tiny life. A miniature pigmy possum on the palm of a human hand

30. Prisoner. Young dog squeezes throught he bars of the gate

31. Gorilla at rest.. close view of a gorilla at the zoo laying back in an exaggerated pose of relaxation

32. Gecko about to leap. Close view of Marbled Gecko poised to leap off the end of a branch

33. Making one's self at home. In fact any home will do as this hermit crab finds a fresh empty shell to suit its new size

34. Boy with white mouse.jpg,. Young boy holding his pet white mouse

35. Gecko detail. very close view of a marbled gecko showing the large staring eye

36. Gecko on hand.. tiny gecko minus its tail sitting on the fingertips of a human hand

37. Fossilized trilobites. close view of fossilized trilobites

38. Sheepdog at work. Sheep dog driving a herd of sheep through a grassy paddock

39. 'Environmental sculpture'. Beautiful sculpture formed by a green tree snake wrapping itself around a branch

40. Reptilian tree dweller. Diamond Python slithering its way along a branch

41. Big cool cat. Close view of snow leopard showing the distinctive pattern of its woolly coat

42. Big red. Old man red kangaroo resting like the aristocrat he is

43. Cat on the prowl. Silhouette of cat as it roams the rooftops in search of adventure.

44. Gecko feeding on leaf. Marbled gecko feeding on nectar on a leaf

45. Stumpytail underside view. Hands holding a fully grown stumpytail lizard showing the pattern of the underside

46. Red turban shell. Red turban shell vacuuming its way across a rock

47. Easter Grey Kangaroo with Joey. Female Eastern Grey Kangaroo with joey in the pouch.

48. Marbled Gekko. Marbled Gekko licking a leaf

49. Koala dozing. Koala completely zonked out as it slumbers in the fork of a tree

50. Koala. Koala gripping trunk as it leans over for a better view

51. Tasmanian Devil. Tasmanian devil hiding among the ferns

52. Tasmanian devil. Devil seen in summer on dry leaves on the forest floor

53. Wombat. Wombat climbing onto log

54. Brown tree frog . Brown tree frog climbing onto wet log

55. Anenome fish. Two anenome fish nose to nose

56. Demonstrating cow. Cow painted with sign expressing the thoughts of farmers at a ralley in melbourne

57. Frog clinging to stem. Brown frog clinging to the stem of a pond plant

58. Rabbit scull. close view of a rabbit scull in the hand

59. Old wife. Close up view of an old wife fish

60. Pigmy possum. Injured possum with bandaged limb eating gum blossom

61. Hereford cow feeding her calf. Hereford cow feeding her calf out in the bush paddock

62. Camel. Close view of a camel's head as it looks decidedly pleased with itself

63. Farmer riding his cow. Western district farmer riding his cow along thr highway as he shifts the herd to another paddock

64. Dog on the see-saw. Young boys playing on see-saws in the park with their foxie joining in

65. Gold scorpion with rubies and sapphires. precious jewellery in the form of a highly decorative scorpion dramaticall presented on black

66. Keeping an eye on the dragon. Fashion jewellery at its punk best. A dragon bracelet in solid silver

67. Sheepdog watching the flock. Sheepdog follows the flock while remaining ready to react to the first wrong move

68. Sheepdogs at work. One watches as the other dog sets off to head the mob off

69. Sheepdog trailing the flock. Sheepdog with the job in front of him as they all stream across the paddock

70. Circus elephant between gigs. Elephant at circus relaxing between shows

71. Kids running with dog. Kids on farm running towards camera with huge happy dog

72. Iguana. Close view of an iguana showing the incredible texture of its dragonlike skin

73. Shadow the sheepdog. Sheep dog taking a short breather as the flock behaves itself for a while

74. Grey kangaroo in the bush. Old man kangaroo looks inquisitively at the viewer as it holds itself erect and stands stock still

75. Fluffy cat on gatepost. Sentinel fluffy cat basks in the afternoon sun and stands guard over its domain

76. Echidna. Echidna climbs methodically up a slope in search of food

77. Albino wallaby. You aint seen nothin till you've come across an albino wallaby in the bush. Wow!

78. Cattle sale. Farmers gathered round the sale ring as the next lot of cattle are brought in for auction

79. Brushtail possum. Brushtail possum in tree looking down at the viewer

80. Old man walruss. Old man walruss having a scratch as he sunbakes on the sand

81. Boy with stumpytail. Boy in the bush examines a stumpytail lizard which has been sunbaking

82. Joey heading off to bed. Joey inspects mother's pouch before entering

83. Red sea anenome. Red sea anenome waving its tentacles enticing food parcicles into its sphere

84. Laboratory mouse. Mouse on laboratory device

85. Laboratory mice. Two mice being observed in their glass tank

86. Shaggy dog. Shaggy dog in shelter

87. Dogs in shelter. Group of dogs inside wishing they were outside

88. Dog peering under gate. Dog peering longingly under gate

89. Possum with broken leg. Possum with broken leg being cared for by volunteer

90. Tending sick possum. Possum wrapped in blanket being fed via syringe

91. A mass of cattle in the stockyards. A huge herd of cattle congregate at the sale yards in the heat and dust

92. Baby hermit crab. tiny hermit crab held in the fingers of a field scientist

93. Gecko eating mantis. Close view of gecko eating a green mantis

94. Iguana. Mid shot of a South American iguana

95. Green iguana. GTreen iguana creeps along a branch

96. Giraffe making house calls. Nosey giraffe pops in to check out the bus travellers

97. Gecko eyeing off its prey. Gecko peers at the silhouette of a mantis in the garden shrubbery

98. House mouse. Small brown mouse about to launch itself from the rim of a coffee mug

99. Stumpytail snarling from its hideout. Stumpytail or shingleback lizard is interrupted while forraging for food on the desert fringe

100. Snail emerges from the sand. A sand snail emerges into the light having travelled for some time subterranially in search of food

101. Kids in bush with stumpytail. Kids in the dry of the Little Desert in Victoria find a stumpytail almost perfectly camouflaged among the ground litter

102. Marbled gecko on coloured quartz. Marbled gecko without its tail searches for food on richly coloured quartz

103. Gecko side view. Close view of a marbled gecko

104. Emperor gum moth caterpillar B. caterpillar eating a eucalypt leaf

105. Emperor gum moth caterpillar. Close view of caterpillar eating a eucalypt leaf

106. Guinea pig. Hands holding pet guinea pig

107. Cattle dog at work. Cattle dog at work rounding up the cows

108. Roos backlit in bush. Roos caught in the early morning sun as they begin their day of grazing

109. Sandworm markings in sand. Obviously an asian sandworm from his signature left on the beach

110. Sandworm trails vertical view. Sandworm trails left behind on the sand

111. Cattle muster. Cattle muster in the heat of the afternoon

112. Close view of cat's face. Close view of a cat as it concentrates hard

113. Fluffy white cat. Fluffy white cat looking pure, soft amd gorgeous

114. Koala leaning out. Koala leaning out in the search for greener pastures

115. Cat and mouse at breakfast table. Puss peeps through the breakfast paraphenalia to keenly watch a mouse at play

116. Punk horse. Horse doing a fair impression of a punk

117. Capyburra close up. Capyburra sniffs the ground as it searches for food

118. Jogger and his dog take a breather. It's hot and both the jogger and his dog are sweating profusely as they take a well earned rest

119. Happy dog in the grass. Dog sits panting but alert in the waving grass

120. Dunnart with babies. Travelling with a family clinging to you is just part of the game to this mother dunnat

121. Western Bluetongue. Distinctive brown tonings and bands of the western bluetongue

122. Water-retaining frog. A rare sight of a water-retaining frog as it emerges from its burial to enjoy a short cool and wet spell

123. Eastern Water dragon . Close up view of an eastern water dragon as it soaks up the heat of the desert rocks

124. Scorpion. Scorpion on log in the dry country of outback NSW

125. Western bluetongue performing. Western bluetongue baring its most frightening look as it pokes out its tongue

126. Cows posing for the camera. Cows lined up in the green paddock seen through the pines

127. Children patting police horses. Young children at the beach patting police horses as their owners do a little PR

128. Clown with dog. Clown with uncontrollable pretend dog

129. Gecko in garden on pink flower. Close-up of gecko on pink azalia in the garden at night

130. Skink in rock garden. Close-up of skink climbimg on rock in the garden

131. Gecko licking leaf close view. Extreme c;ose-up of marbled gecko licking nectar from a garden leaf

132. Bluetongue on garden lawn. Bluetongue lizard basking in the sun on the garden lawn seen in close view

133. Bluetongue in garden. Bluetongue lizard basking in the sun on the garden lawn

134. Sheep at the gate. Sheep wait forlornly at the gate in an outback paddock in the middle of a drought. Many farmers are forced to drove stock off on long journeys along the highways looking for better feed, while they pray for rain.

135. Sheep in dry country. Vertical image of sheep on hillside during a drought

136. Sheep on dry hillside. Sheep in drought country

137. Sheep in drought. Forlorn sheep wandering through the dusty landscape amid a bad drought

138. Sheep in dry creekbed. Forlorn sheep standing 'waiting for Godot' as the drought worsens.

139. Art class in primary school. Junior art class in primary school with the class all working on the environmental issue of saving whales

140. Gecko eating stick insect. Close view of gecko eating stick insect

141. Mare with foal. Mare with nuzzling foal out in the paddock

142. Close up of fidler crab. Close view of the claws of a fiddler crab sitting on a mud flat

143. Close up of decorator crab. Close view of the claws of a decorator crab showing its covering of seaweed

144. Close up of crayfish eye. Close view of the eye of a crayfish showing the texture of its facial features

145. Seals on rocks. Seals on rocks along Australian coast

146. Girl and her horse at the beach. Young girl caresses her pony as they enjoy the sandy beach

147. platypus. platypus trawling along the bottom of the stream in search of tasty invertebrates

 

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