More lambs… and some kangas too

When I was in Auburn on the long weekend I went out with dad, looking for lambs – and found some kangaroos as well. Here are some snaps… (I have made them quite large so that you can see the little creatures more easily – they are hard to get close to. Of course, the pics aren’t brilliant – looking into the sun etc, but the best I could do at the time!). It was a bit magic, seeing these various lives going about their business, the kangaroos strong and quiet, the sheep milling about, grazing, lambs bleating to call to their mothers.

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This is part of the golf course at Saddleworth. There were lots of kangaroos grazing there, but hard to get them in a picture…

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Two roos crossing the road from the golf club to the scrub opposite

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Can you see the ghostly kangaroo in the middle of the picture?

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This one might be a tad clearer, but it still looks like a phantom of some kind – a big stately ghost of a kangaroo

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Lambs and their mums in a paddock not far out of Auburn

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More lambs and mothers on the Big Hill, a special place on the farm where my mother grew up, near Auburn

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Steep hill hey!

One thing that is so appealing about lambs is the way they gambol about. They seem so happy and glad to be alive – see that little one in the middle of the picture??


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And not far from the lambs and ewes in the previous picture, on the other side of the Big Hill, a couple of kangaroos, to round off the day…


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