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Jumping Koala by La-Vita-a-Bella Jumping Koala by La-Vita-a-Bella
Usually you see koalas sleeping, and occasionally slowly climbing around their eucalyptus tree....so imagine my surprise when this one jumped from one tree to another!


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:iconbuble:
Buble Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
One of these guys was in my daughters garden when I was there.. cute arent they!
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2011   Photographer
Wow! How amazing that would be to have one in your own yard!
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:iconwebworm:
webworm Featured By Owner May 27, 2011
So sweet!
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 27, 2011   Photographer
:aww:
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ltyrrell75 Featured By Owner May 9, 2011
Awwww, so adorable!!!!!
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 9, 2011   Photographer
:aww:
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:iconlover-o-life:
lover-o-life Featured By Owner May 8, 2011  Hobbyist
I never want to be under a koala attack. I guess they are storing all that energy for one mighty jump. cool image
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 9, 2011   Photographer
lol! Yeah, no doubt!
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GradyArt Featured By Owner May 7, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
You definitely can never go wrong with Koalas! =) =) =) =) =)
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 9, 2011   Photographer
:D :D :D :D :D
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:iconlirulin-yirth:
Lirulin-yirth Featured By Owner May 7, 2011
It's spring =) Everyone jumps ;)
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 9, 2011   Photographer
:icontiggerplz:
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:iconstopwhispering81:
stopwhispering81 Featured By Owner May 6, 2011
Uh oh, koala aerobics what's next giraffe yoga? :giggle: Nice shot I hope you enjoyed Australia. :)
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La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 9, 2011   Photographer
Giraffe like to dance! :icongiraffedanceplz: lol!
Australia was great! Thanks!
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stopwhispering81 Featured By Owner May 11, 2011
That giraffe dance is a little bit disturbing......but strangely hypnotic. :rofl:
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 11, 2011   Photographer
Yeah, I love emoticons....they hypnotize me! :iconhypnolaplz:
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Katjakay Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
He had his coffee and was feeling good, great shot
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
I think there was some :iconredbullplz: in that coffee! lol!
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IcyBlueNorth Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
lol, he loooks almost confused in midair ... like he's never been there before ;)
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
lol! Oh noes!
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UnderseaShadow Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
They can move!!!?
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
Yeah! Who knew! lol!
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UnderseaShadow Featured By Owner May 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Attenborough certainly missed that trick didn't he? ^^
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 10, 2011   Photographer
lol! If you look on Youtube, there's a video of a koala jumping! :D
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onejumpjohnny Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Professional Photographer
absolutely amazing, I've NEVER seen one move this fast.......:clap:
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
I know! I was soooo shocked!
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TheBlackWolf07 Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Student Artist
Ninja Koala, GO! XD
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
Beware of the ninja koala! :iconpedobearninjaplz:
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TheBlackWolf07 Featured By Owner May 8, 2011  Student Artist
hehe. we had a Ninja Chickmunk acouple of years ago that scared my family. and while we fed it water, it climbed up the pole we used to put the water down to it.
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La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 9, 2011   Photographer
lol!
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catch---22 Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Professional Photographer
ahhhh!

:faint:
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
News at five, "Koala becomes personal trainer!" :iconjumpingjacksplz:
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catch---22 Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Professional Photographer
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
:iconrichardsimmons1plz:
:iconrichardsimmons2plz:
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:iconcatch---22:
catch---22 Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Professional Photographer
I am just a ignorant padawan. :iconhumbleplz:
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
You know much, young grasshopper, but there is always more to learn! :iconthemoreyouknowplz:
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catch---22 Featured By Owner May 8, 2011  Professional Photographer
:iconkungfuplz:
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La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 9, 2011   Photographer
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IngoSchobert Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow :wow:

It also looks like ha has a tail

Ingo
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
You would be looking there! :iconpervertplz:
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IngoSchobert Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Haha
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Vanessanon Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Professional Writer
that is sooo AWESOME!! :heart: NEVER seen anything like it! (and i've lived in Australia all my life and seen HEAPS of koalas) I'm sure there are a lot of ppl out there who will enjoy this!
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La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
I had never seen one do that before so it really surprised me!
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Vanessanon Featured By Owner May 15, 2011  Professional Writer
yeh - me too!
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pabsbd1 Featured By Owner May 5, 2011
How is it that you are always on the right place on the right time and with a camera? Incredible!!!
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
I do seem to get pretty lucky with that, eh? lol!
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pabsbd1 Featured By Owner May 6, 2011
:) Great job! I think I need to get out more. :)
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:iconla-vita-a-bella:
La-Vita-a-Bella Featured By Owner May 6, 2011   Photographer
That is your assignment for the weekend. Get out. lol!
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pabsbd1 Featured By Owner May 7, 2011
lol 8-) thanks.
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kayaksailor Featured By Owner May 5, 2011
Yeeeeehaaaaa!! :giggle: What a great capture :love:
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