Caversham Wildlife Park

Hello again! Sorry for the long (and unexpected) hiatus.  I spent my south o’ the equator summer doing an internship in Australia, which was excellent, but also developed a nasty kidney infection. By the time I was over it, I was back in NZ and starting school, and I’m just now getting caught up on all non-essentials.

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For my first big Australian adventure, I visited friends in Perth and they took me to Caversham Wildlife Park, where I got to pet a koala! Becca took photos of me.

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You can’t tell from how cute they are, but they do bite.

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I don’t remember what this shy little creature was called but he was super cute.

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On the left, a greater sooty owl – who looks like a character from “Spirited Away” if you ask me – and on the right, a few red kangaroos and me! This was a really great day.

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I also saw a kookaburra. The zookeeper was surprised when I named it – but I did a report on them in the fifth grade and apparently the cute little birds stuck with me.

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We caught feeding time for the pelican, who tried to eat everything he could, including the keeper’s gloves and hats. I was not expecting as much of a show as I got!

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This big fella is a Western Grey Kangaroo – he’s about my height (5’3″) standing straight and not happy with me.

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Back the red kangaroos, a cute little joey pops his head out to see what’s happening.

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And finally, a dingo! It looks like a dog, but it’s not a dog.

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