Rudolph the Red Nosed Kangaroo by GailD

Rudolph the Red Nosed Kangaroo by 

As we know, in Australia, Santa uses kangaroos, not reindeer, for delivering presents on Christmas eve.
These sleigh teams have to be changed over every so often & we live near a change over station. (The Cobb & Co. changeover is very near).

This morning we discovered this fellow in our yard.

Rudolph the Red Nosed kangaroo????

Suggestions as to how we deal with this from here?

Nikon D200
18-200 vr lens
Shutter 1/80
ISO 400
Ev – 0.3
Focal length 200mm

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  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleover 5 years ago

    Awwww … sure he wasn’t looking for Sharon’s house (knowing how soft she is – he may have been looking for a meal and a kip!!). Hope he caught up with Santa in the end – it is a long time till next Christmas.

  • Are you saying that Santa is too hard on his team & that he may have ‘defected’ thinking this was Sharon’s place.
    Thanks Rosalie.

    – GailD

  • InPort
    InPortover 5 years ago

    This has given me a good Christmas laugh GAIL!
    Very well done to catch one of Santa’s ’roos in full flight.

  • He was a little anxious in our house yard & with me pointing this thing at him.
    Thanks Dennis.

    – GailD

  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleover 5 years ago

    Well it has been hot and dry lately – you couldn’t blame him for wanting some of Samson’s treatment!

  • Guess not. Beats pulling that sleigh all over the countryside.

    – GailD

  • Philip Golan
    Philip Golanover 5 years ago

    Priceless Gail.

  • Thanks Phil.

    – GailD

  • Gilberte
    Gilberteover 5 years ago

    How different from here Gail…I don’t risk to meet a kangoroo in my backyard.Spent the most beautiful Christmas night with my Santa Dominique

  • Glad you had a great time Gilberte. Thanks for dropping by.

    – GailD

  • barkeypf
    barkeypfover 5 years ago

    Good one Gail. Got to mix the humor with all the rest.

  • Can’t be serious all the time. Thanks Paul.

    – GailD

  • sassyskink
    sassyskinkover 5 years ago

    very well captured! Good to see the xmas spirit is still alive and well in Coota

  • It sure is Steve. Thanks.

    – GailD

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsover 5 years ago

    LOL…………..he looks something like our Jackalope, I don’t have a photo of those I’ll have to work on that………Great work Gail!!

  • Have never heard of a Jackalope. You will have to post a photo. Thanks Marvin.

    – GailD

  • BrettStevenson
    BrettStevensonover 5 years ago

    That’s great.

  • Thank you Brett.

    – GailD

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKover 5 years ago

    Ha Ha, I was wondering how Santa made his deliveries down under. Now I know:-) LOL. Awesome capture Gail.

  • It’s all about equal opportunity & employing locals etc. Climatic conditions…
    Thanks Don.

    – GailD

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