An American soldier with a joey, 1942

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When: 10 September 1942

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ID Number: 013225
Maker: John Earl (Earl) McNeil

An American soldier at an advanced allied base, with his pet kangaroo

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This photograph is from the Australian War Memorial's collection www.awm.gov.au

Persistent URL:http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/013225

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Owner: Australian War Memorial collection
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    m|art

    • 15/May/2009 13:40:35

    O_o!!

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    absurd rainstorm

    • 17/May/2009 18:28:38

    kangarooos (LLL)

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    A .

    • 15/Jun/2009 14:07:39

    Soo kyooot!!!

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    grytlappar

    • 30/Jun/2009 18:35:30

    Oh wow... Vintage cute!

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    ChiaLynn

    • 01/Jul/2009 02:57:04

    That is just beautiful. Seen at Cute Overload.

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    radiant star

    • 01/Jul/2009 15:56:11

    aww that is adorable!

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    PuppiesAreProzac

    • 30/Jul/2009 22:13:31

    Love it! We've selected your photo to feature at Puppies Are Prozac with prominent photographer attribution. We'll add a dose of humor and post it soon! Thanks for offering the CC license.

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    © ↑↓→ suηata ←↓↑ ΨΨΨ

    • 12/Aug/2009 11:39:55

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Beautiful Vintage Memory, and we'd love to have this added to the group! Adorable moment

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    longing things

    • 19/Aug/2009 02:25:32

    Cute!!!!

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    @philippe

    • 25/Aug/2009 08:28:16

    tres belle image

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    tacit rabbits

    • 26/Aug/2009 12:41:40

    Lovely,even soldiers have a heart...they only function for destruction on the orders of their governments. Beautiful and tender.

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    K a t j a

    • 26/Aug/2009 19:37:51

    Sweet ! ♥

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    Lanciano~

    • 10/Sep/2009 13:50:45

    warm~~

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    redundant sofa

    • 09/Oct/2009 16:24:52

    cute!!!!i want touch it!!!

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    alton30

    • 09/Oct/2009 17:48:03

    i can't beleive he can get that close to kangaroo!!

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    *Shānshan*

    • 18/Oct/2009 12:48:29

    waaa, sooooo cuuuuute!!!

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    impossible country

    • 05/Nov/2009 11:49:44

    where is my btlover2009

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    Kilted Cowboy

    • 14/Nov/2009 13:33:49

    with the horror of war he may have seen, this is even more special

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    Rev Jesse

    • 08/Jan/2010 16:20:49

    i attempted to colour this An American soldier with a joey, 1942 - coloured www.flickr.com/photos/revjesse/4256336975/

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    productive side

    • 12/Jan/2010 17:23:28

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called god creatures, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called a new world, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    • 12/Jan/2010 17:24:00

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called just cool pictures, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    RíchÝ

    • 19/Jan/2010 03:15:31

    Awesome Capture my friend...............nice work u have done

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    • 03/Feb/2010 12:25:10

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Point of view, point of you, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    • 18/Feb/2010 01:44:09

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called artland, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    火影涛涛~

    • 07/Mar/2010 12:45:03

    cute

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    Dr.Nax

    • 07/Apr/2010 17:53:51

    lovely

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    • 11/Apr/2010 20:08:55

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Photografica, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    piquant view

    • 13/Apr/2010 16:51:58

    ^^

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    Gay Historian

    • 05/May/2010 21:17:52

    Nice colorization, Rev. Jesse!

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    Joey Vivo

    • 12/May/2010 10:54:48

    awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

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    cheerful wheel

    • 16/May/2010 12:35:56

    Invitation / Invitación / Einladung / Invito / Convite / Uitnodiging / Приглашение /招待 The photo is beautiful and please your photo in the group www.flickr.com/groups/fascination_nostalgia/

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    angel joanne

    • 23/May/2010 19:54:37

    loved

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    steamboatwillie33

    • 14/Jun/2010 02:16:31

    Wonderful Capture!

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    • 22/Jun/2010 23:43:53

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called CREATIVE PORTRAITS ♠ ♣ ♠ , and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    Human Flash Dancer

    • 10/Jul/2010 22:06:23

    Soooooo cute!

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    Sara Al-Ateeq

    • 17/Jul/2010 14:15:10

    wow =) Cuuuuute !!

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    Spirit Paper

    • 17/Jul/2010 16:44:10

    Espiritual,profundo,bello,demaciado sencible.precioso y un poquito grasioso.

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    الأميــــر المجهول

    • 27/Jul/2010 09:14:12

    nice baby of kanjoor

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    Afrazov

    • 23/Aug/2010 06:18:21

    This is awesome. Very cute.

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    Οδοιπόρος

    • 28/Aug/2010 09:28:05

    I've never seen a small kangaroo!!!!!!!!!!

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    L.velezj

    • 06/Sep/2010 05:03:37

    cute.

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    GooberDoodles

    • 09/Sep/2010 00:01:18

    I am soooo in love with this picture

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    nitinpratapsingh

    • 15/Sep/2010 12:51:24

    Very Cute!!! Lovely Shot!!! landing without helipad

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    Paulo Vergolino

    • 15/Sep/2010 15:04:42

    nice !

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    quizzical home

    • 16/Sep/2010 15:57:53

    This is so sweet <3

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    Tempered State

    • 17/Sep/2010 13:41:48

    Lovely.

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    patyAguilar

    • 17/Sep/2010 16:05:08

    É tão bom v que ainda existem pessoas que amam os animais.

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    ordinary afterthought

    • 18/Sep/2010 12:18:34

    great shot

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    DaniIncredible

    • 21/Sep/2010 17:58:55

    cute : D

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    Shalla Ball

    • 22/Sep/2010 14:36:01

    great shot!

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    indianadinos

    • 26/Sep/2010 08:54:00

    Nice find ...

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    Laurence 

    • 27/Sep/2010 20:31:49

    This is great!

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    Forestmorning

    • 28/Sep/2010 09:20:57

    what a shy little thing!

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    the_scribbling_ginger

    • 05/Oct/2010 12:31:11

    First of all, the guy is smokin' hot. Secondly, the kangaroo is adorable!

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    sly's eye

    • 10/Oct/2010 09:03:07

    A beautiful photo. Thank you for sharing :))

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    troutwerks

    • 10/Oct/2010 16:26:07

    An amazing and very sweet photo.

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    Susanne on Flickr

    • 17/Oct/2010 22:41:03

    Oh it`s gorgeous, I`ve never seen one as small as that before. Bless it. Lovely old photo too.

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    clarence kk

    • 23/Oct/2010 02:56:38

    What a tender loving moment in a soldier's days !

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    Lupetto82

    • 25/Oct/2010 20:14:34

    so cute

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    Vintage camera collector

    • 30/Oct/2010 14:54:21

    Amazing shot!

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    Prasad.Balireddy

    • 30/Oct/2010 18:39:16

    Wow.. amazing capture

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    actually sheet

    • 04/Nov/2010 16:03:10

    Wow! Such a tiny one!

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    _marcelasantos

    • 10/Nov/2010 13:32:09

    Beautiful

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    kita.pugliese

    • 17/Nov/2010 00:52:15

    Bellissima foto!!!

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    • 23/Nov/2010 08:45:48

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    Markus Lochner

    • 25/Nov/2010 07:27:37

    nice shot!

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    doraemon_arsira

    • 25/Nov/2010 16:26:00

    hi i'm arsira

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    F.D.M.

    • 04/Dec/2010 15:02:50

    omg cutest thing ever

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    Jérôme Lemonnier

    • 13/Dec/2010 06:34:37

    cette photo est incroyable.

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    anilreddy_9099

    • 30/Dec/2010 08:36:55

    great idea

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    aefde

    • 31/Dec/2010 08:41:18

    kakyut pod ani uy......akin na lang yan thanks for sharing

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    roneyalex

    • 06/Jan/2011 03:59:49

    i love vintage

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    Falcão 2010

    • 06/Jan/2011 17:35:01

    Bela foto

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    Gonçalo Motta

    • 10/Jan/2011 16:46:39

    Fantastic!

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    Rinaldo_

    • 13/Jan/2011 01:15:58

    great

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    AЯMEN

    • 13/Jan/2011 01:40:08

    aaaaaaaaw

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    infocusI

    • 15/Jan/2011 18:00:47

    Precious! So adorable !

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    realvision

    • 15/Jan/2011 19:23:39

    LOL, very cute. : )

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    great river

    • 19/Jan/2011 06:41:22

    Awsome!!!

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    jeanjosp

    • 20/Jan/2011 02:57:58

    this album is awesome. .

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    virgi98

    • 15/Feb/2011 18:10:01

    wow!!!

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    engagedcouple

    • 20/Feb/2011 00:36:31

    cute

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    ipaline

    • 22/Feb/2011 05:00:59

    One peace moment for the soldier and kangoroo!

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    silvianicjea

    • 04/Mar/2011 20:54:29

    fantastica

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    Ozem Ellis

    • 07/Mar/2011 02:13:04

    Very cool capture!

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    Blue Celt

    • 12/Mar/2011 05:41:37

    Oh adorable !

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    H. K..

    • 12/Mar/2011 08:05:39

    Ein Foto zum Verweilen.

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    PhilomenaO

    • 14/Mar/2011 12:59:25

    ....so fragile...tender finger tips and hands. wonder how long they were together. Totally Life affirming! x

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    ouba3

    • 18/Mar/2011 00:24:40

    How sweet they are~

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    solifestyle

    • 29/Mar/2011 03:48:38

    Hello! We love your photo and would like to use it for one of our "Photo of the Day"s on our website, www.solifestyle.com. We will of course credit you with your name and link back to your flickr. Please message me to let me know if this is ok! :)

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    烏漆抹黑

    • 01/Apr/2011 12:27:07

    nice phto~~

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    John Walsh, IRELAND

    • 08/Apr/2011 15:49:21

    Excellent

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    gTarded

    • 14/Apr/2011 08:00:38

    Now that is a wee 'roo!

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    hamicreek2002

    • 22/Apr/2011 10:20:13

    very cool.

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    Shaikh Parvez Abdullah

    • 26/Apr/2011 08:26:46

    Awesome shot man...

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    Molly.lay

    • 01/May/2011 03:25:02

    pure love<3

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    Li-Fang, Lin

    • 03/May/2011 04:12:02

    Nice photo .

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    Gregory " Greg "

    • 06/May/2011 19:40:24

    lovely

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    Maria Fernanda Kieltyka

    • 19/May/2011 04:12:32

    aaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwww que fofo *-------*

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    Wig Man

    • 21/May/2011 02:39:51

    Adorable!

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    ` Novo.Chris ´

    • 24/May/2011 12:40:33

    so cute ! ..

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    potet_jp

    • 25/May/2011 18:32:22

    I hope he didn't behave like some sadistic Australians who shoot kangaroos in the legs just to enjoy watching the poor beasts limp away andsuffer.

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    [email protected] [ON-OFF]

    • 30/May/2011 09:26:02

    Lovely and great shot!!!

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    drab crate

    • 08/Jun/2011 05:15:39

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/revjesse Wow! you cloured it well! :D

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    Rev Jesse

    • 08/Jun/2011 06:54:20

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] thanks :)

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    T d R (in Kerala)

    • 10/Jun/2011 07:44:49

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/revjesse great work..............!!!!

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    Rev Jesse

    • 10/Jun/2011 17:43:06

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected] Thanks :)

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    ~ Linda Speer ~

    • 15/Jun/2011 14:04:28

    i love seeing the gentleness of a man ....

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    2LaLaSukiMausRoo

    • 26/Jun/2011 09:03:47

    Gorgeous Aussie Bloke and Roo

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    Emerald Ola

    • 29/Jun/2011 14:50:02

    Great photo. this kangaroo is imprssive :)

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    Eduardo Siquier Cortés

    • 30/Jun/2011 00:27:07

    A great photograph... And without additives! I’d love you accept to ad this image to our group and to be part of it. " target="_blank" title="http://flickr.com/groups/fotografIa_tradicional/">">http://flickr.com/groups/fotografIa_tradicional/"> http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4124/5147761776_188bd5d9eb_m.jpg" width="240" height="160" alt="Cuco 1 (FOTO ANTIGUA B)" /> Fotografía en estado puro

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    Lene Dantas

    • 13/Jul/2011 00:22:05

    Maravilha de foto!

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    ohoud Al-faris

    • 24/Jul/2011 01:19:26

    n!ce capture !! comment me please <3

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    Tahirr

    • 03/Aug/2011 09:44:49

    nice capture........very nice

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    Duval-Ranger

    • 07/Sep/2011 19:30:34

    Cool! The joey is cute! Jesus saves!

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    • 15/Sep/2011 23:58:38

    NICE!! what do you think about my photos? http://www.flickr.com/photos/madcr8tionzwork/6151603532/in/photostream

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    avillate

    • 21/Sep/2011 19:49:07

    cool

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    AND HL

    • 07/Oct/2011 13:13:36

    attendrissant

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    ClaireLSBear

    • 13/Nov/2011 14:40:27

    Incredibly cute!!!

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    petrusphotography

    • 28/Dec/2011 21:58:44

    wow, great shot, very nice my last: CENSIMENTO - CENSUS - Nascita di Gesù Cristo

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    Hafiz1973

    • 17/Jan/2012 09:08:26

    tahanks

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    Anabelar

    • 21/Feb/2012 13:42:36

    Belissima imagem!

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    Squared.me

    • 24/Feb/2012 04:38:08

    really nice

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    "Manya"

    • 25/Feb/2012 03:53:42

    SOOO Fantastic!

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    telestory

    • 25/Feb/2012 17:33:49

    :)

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    Mark L Butler

    • 25/Feb/2012 18:17:23

    Nice shot....

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    Ed Kruger

    • 09/Mar/2012 06:54:02

    -- Seen in someone's favorites. ( ?² )

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    grytlappar

    • 24/Apr/2012 13:04:50

    Omg.

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    dear industry

    • 14/May/2012 15:02:05

    Wirklich ein ausgezeichnetes und schönes Foto! - Really an excellent and beautiful shot! (-:

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    BlueisCoool

    • 21/May/2012 17:27:51

    Very nice capture - congrats!

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    ᾄ7łᾄ ᾧ7ḋᾄ

    • 22/May/2012 06:51:12

    nice

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    presquilien

    • 26/Jun/2012 19:59:29

    super

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    dear industry

    • 29/Jun/2012 07:42:48

    Schönes Foto! - Beautiful shot! (-:

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    dollydagger

    • 22/Aug/2012 12:37:54

    What a great photo

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    sandytito

    • 11/Nov/2012 13:01:01

    touching....

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    [email protected]

    • 20/Nov/2012 12:45:37

    wow! great picture!

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    excellentzebu1050

    • 26/Nov/2012 22:21:10

    woooooooooooooooow Excellent so wonderful so sweet !!!! Masterwork in one word !

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    fer_fdi

    • 28/Nov/2012 13:22:55

    very nice I wonder which film format, focal length and aperture was used... love the DOF. Can anyone guess it ?

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    michafuz

    • 03/Dec/2012 11:24:53

    Wow! i wish i could have a photo like that.

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    three plants

    • 07/Jan/2013 19:08:35

    awesome

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    zxy Shanghai

    • 24/Mar/2013 16:24:43

    Touching and soooo cute!!

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    encanto_sunland

    • 08/Apr/2013 04:47:16

    This is such a cool photo, I Love..Love...Love this. Thanks for posting this photo.

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    LarryJay99 

    • 27/Apr/2013 16:05:35

    Beautiful image.

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    Paulo Vergolino

    • 10/Jun/2013 21:18:00

    Cute!

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    John Spooner, South Oz.

    • 23/Jun/2013 16:18:00

    It is a juvenile wallaby, they are smaller than kangaroos.

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    Iosif Trif

    • 24/Jun/2013 18:47:41

    Nice!

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    Alexander´s photographs ©

    • 03/Nov/2013 22:33:11

    well, that's quite enchanting!

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    Blue Celt

    • 04/Nov/2013 05:23:44

    Excellent !

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    hospitable pan

    • 07/Nov/2013 11:12:01

    Makes my heart sink.A joey needs it's mother.

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    Zana Suran

    • 16/Nov/2013 12:29:54

    What a cute little fella and a cool capture.

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    BOSOX Photographix

    • 18/Nov/2013 02:37:20

    Very cute!

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    ielaba98

    • 08/Jan/2014 00:22:56

    cute and sexy ;)

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    swanky sticks

    • 13/Mar/2014 15:50:14

    careful, they bite

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    Cassowary Colorizations

    • 18/Jun/2017 17:37:54

    I colourised that! http://www.flickr.com/photos/cassowaryprods/35257080261/

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    corrieamattina

    • 15/Feb/2019 19:00:00

    02 15 2019 12 50p flickr Australian War Memorial Center American Soldier in Australia with a Joey. It Will Get So Much...Bigger! Who is the Soldier? Did He Take it Home? Who Took the Pic?

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    Kalaena

    • 09/Apr/2021 19:34:55

    Such a wonderful image!