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12th of July 2022
ATCA joey
A baby wallaby or kangaroo is called a joey. Newborn joeys are highly underdeveloped -- hairless and blind. They are able to make their way from the birth canal to their mother's pouch, and remain there for around six months. At that age, joeys will leave the pouch for short periods and return to feed, becoming fully independent at around 8 or 9 months old. The image above shows a couple of wallabies in front of an ATCA antenna, and a joey can just be seen peering out of its mother's pouch on the right.

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