joelsartore

Photo by joelsartore.

This yellow-bellied glider named Shy was photographed at the in Sydney, Australia. Gliders have a membrane of loose skin between their wrists and ankles which help them glide through the air from tree to tree. This is quite an efficient mode of transportation, especially for yellow-bellied gliders like Shy who are capable of gliding 100 meters (328 feet) in a single leap! Although they consume pollen and insects, the main food source for these little marsupials is tree sap that they lap up out of wounds in trees that they make with their teeth. Because these gliders depend on large forest areas for food and shelter, they have been listed as Near Threatened on the Red List as their habitats are becoming more and more fragmented.

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liubarros_
liubarros_ : Olha vc
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
cynthiat_s
cynthiat_s : nossa bezu, que bicho lindo!! Claro q parece cmg!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
shyrealking
shyrealking : lmao man why shy why lmaooooo
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
mphacz
mphacz : πŸ˜”
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
zoos.media
zoos.media : wow, great photo :)
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
koza_ca
koza_ca :
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jubellardini
jubellardini : Olha que fofura
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
tuliobraga999
tuliobraga999 : que bichinho engraçado
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
only1menace
only1menace :
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eemaeliza :
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julienero :
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coffeeand_sharpthings :
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nollyporkett :
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buddyandersen
buddyandersen : WHAT
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
meglet15
meglet15 : 😍😍
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
yoshamz
yoshamz :
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le_deerp
le_deerp : Who this fluff boi?!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
salarson
salarson :
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scottdelacruz
scottdelacruz :
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dinhquan0804
dinhquan0804 : πŸ‘πŸ‘
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
kachristman
kachristman : Your photograph makes me think I could touch it and feel Shy’s soft, thick fur. Beautiful. BTW I requested and received your Photo Ark book at Christmas. Just amazing!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
estheralsri_83
estheralsri_83 : Good post πŸ‘πŸ‘
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
mnuts5
mnuts5 :
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carolynbido
carolynbido : qué hermosooo 😭❀
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
dunn7011
dunn7011 : Thank you Sir for sharing
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
kellyniland_
kellyniland_ : stop this one is too cute😭😭😭
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
kcdesertrat32
kcdesertrat32 : Awesome!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
ninharuas
ninharuas : So beautiful 😍
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
julio.oka
julio.oka : Olha essa coisinha
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
clarabartholomeu
clarabartholomeu : que fofo!!!!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
fania5
fania5 : You are an amazing human being! Thank you for what you are doing!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
ewjsanders
ewjsanders : wauw, hier lijk jij veel op. Wauwie
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
peerkedoei
peerkedoei : πŸ’πŸ»
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
rockson.r
rockson.r : Indeed you shy
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
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rsvanny :
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lo_breen :
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pekin_st_denis
pekin_st_denis : 😍😍
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
crookajordan
crookajordan : YES!
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jerseyplates : 😢
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