Saturday, August 25, 2007

Marsupial Mammal 2
Rotness Island, Western Australia

What Rat? Not Rat?
After frequently seeing what they believed to be rats, Dutch voyagers named this island Rottnest (Rats nest). In fact the rats were quokkas, the pouched mammal almost exclusively found on the island and its unofficial mascot.


Quokka belongs to the same family of kangaroo - the marsupial mammal. This herbivore creature is very welcoming. When we were in the island, we can saw a lot of them. At first I feel a bit reluctant to be in close proximity with this creature because it reminds me of a rat. But when I saw her (I assumed it is a female quokka), the way she moves and acts make me fascinated. It’s nothing like rat and so cute indeed. I fed her with the bread and hey look.. the way she eat...just like human.

9 comments:

yanglerni said...

cutenye dia.....bole bela mcam kucing ya?

yanglerni said...

cutenye dia....bole bela mcam kucing ka?

arsaili said...

mmg cute..masa nak balik tu kesian tengok, dia nak ikut..umm tak pernah plak dgr org bela cam kucing...ehehe

hayat said...

huhuhu...pandai dia pegang makanan yer...comel lagi...

arsaili said...

tu la...cara dia pegang makanan tu memang comei..ehehe

Jie said...

nnt bawak blk kangaroo tau...leh wat burger! he eh he

arsaili said...

mak ai kak jie..tak sampai hati den..ehehe..makan jer beef burger

jeff said...

rattatoueeeeeeeee tuh !

arsaili said...

bila plak jeff ni jadi Dutch...bukan rattato..quoaka...kakakakakaka