A Scree Kangaroo!

The northern scree kangaroo – Macropus borealis pogachniki – is an almost extinct species which occurs on the scree slopes of the Slovenian mountain ranges. Rumours have it that it has been sighted as far away as the Dolomites but those rumours have not been confirmed. Only very few specimen survive and for decades the species has thought to be extinct. Sighting one specimen beneath the Splevta south face in the Julian Alps thus amounts to a zoological sensation.

Unlike its southern brethren the northern scree kangaroo does not bounce with both feet. It rather takes a few steps to accelerate, then takes off to land on all fours. It is a very specialized species having sprouted pole—like protuberances from its forearms, which help it to stabilize while landing. Moreover, Macropus borealis does not have a tail to keep it steady while airborne and it is a mystery to scientists how it stabilize its flight phase. It has a pouch, which - strangely enough – resembles a camera bag, strung tightly across its shoulder.)

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vvujisic

vvujisic - Oct 2, 2007 4:21 pm - Voted 10/10

Hahahahaha...

:-)))

Gangolf Haub

Gangolf Haub - Oct 3, 2007 2:45 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Hahahahaha...

wait until he returns and finds out what I have done to his profile :-)

Vid Pogachnik

Vid Pogachnik - Oct 3, 2007 10:01 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Hahahahaha...

Us, Macropus borealis, don't care much about our profiles. We are too busy jumping.

vvujisic

vvujisic - Oct 5, 2007 4:47 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Hahahahaha...

Hahaha :-)

Michael Prittwitz

Michael Prittwitz - Oct 6, 2007 3:14 pm - Hasn't voted

ooops!

Hi Vid, now you have such a dynamic profile picture! Incredible...
Congratulations
Michael

Vid Pogachnik

Vid Pogachnik - Oct 6, 2007 4:05 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: ooops!

The credit goes to Gangolf. I had to do some posing ;)

Ice Man Jerry Van

Ice Man Jerry Van - Oct 13, 2007 10:17 am - Voted 10/10

So you know what follows

You trip and bust up your nose and your partner ends up triping on you . Cheers the Ice Man

Vid Pogachnik

Vid Pogachnik - Oct 13, 2007 12:13 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: So you know what follows

That never happened :)

Ice Man Jerry Van

Ice Man Jerry Van - Oct 27, 2007 10:20 am - Voted 10/10

And may it never happen

Sometimes it is too much fun, I use to talus run and scree slope run quite a bit.Just kidding about tripping hope you just keep on hopping. I enjoy that northern scree kangaroo very much {: from The Ice Man

Vid Pogachnik

Vid Pogachnik - Oct 27, 2007 10:29 am - Hasn't voted

Re: And may it never happen

:)))

Gangolf Haub

Gangolf Haub - Oct 29, 2007 5:38 am - Hasn't voted

Re: And may it never happen

Thing is: the partner doesn't read SP so I'm safe to post whatever I want :-)

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