There is something emotive about this I can’t really explain. It doesn’t really obey any normal rules of composition, but I find the expressions on their faces makes me feel contemplative and restful.
Notice how the joey’s fur is wet. Kangaroos don’t sweat, so they lick their fur like a cat to cool themselves down. Even though this shot was taken at 9am, it was quite warm and the Kangaroos were already resting; they are mostly active at dawn and dusk.
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