All Hopped Out by lilynoelle

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It delighted me to see these snoozing ’roos at the Detroit Zoo

They were quite sleepy, I suppose, under the hot summer sun.

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animals, australian animals, detroit zoo, exotic animals, kangaroo, kangaroos, naptime, sleep, sleeping animals, summer


  • SamTheCowdog
    SamTheCowdogalmost 4 years ago

    OMG this is really a neat shot. :)

  • Thank you!! Glad you like it!

    – lilynoelle

  • vkatt0304
    vkatt0304almost 4 years ago

    awww so cute =)

  • Thank you, dear! <3

    – lilynoelle

  • Fiery-Fire
    Fiery-Firealmost 4 years ago

  • :)

    – lilynoelle

  • Adam Gormley
    Adam Gormleyalmost 4 years ago

    Hehe!! What a fantastic capture!!

  • Thank you, Adam! ;)

    – lilynoelle

  • Ronny Falkenstein
    Ronny Falkensteinalmost 4 years ago

    Hehe, this is fantastic. What did you do with the kangaroos?

  • ;) Oh, we had a big party and they were so worn out! LOL

    – lilynoelle

  • Conoro
    Conoroalmost 4 years ago

    :-))) This is just wonderful!!!

  • Thank you so much, Constance! ;)

    – lilynoelle

  • dperalta
    dperaltaalmost 4 years ago

    Oh that is so precious!

  • ;) Aren’t they cute? I fell in love with them. ;)

    – lilynoelle

  • micklyn
    micklynalmost 4 years ago

    this is gorgeous! I have never seen a photo of sleeping ’roos before!! cool ( :

  • Thank you!! I didn’t know they slept in such wierd poses until I saw them. lol ;)

    – lilynoelle

  • jimbeau
    jimbeaualmost 4 years ago

    What a beautiful capture! We are lucky to have them in the bush close to where we live.

  • You are VERY lucky, indeed!

    – lilynoelle

  • Colleen Farrell
    Colleen Farrellalmost 4 years ago

    Love this! I’ve never seen kangaroos lying down, much less sleeping.

  • Thank you! I hadn’t, either, until I saw them … passed out … ;)

    – lilynoelle

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