Kangaroos

Challenge #7 in the Animals series. Hosted by mirceadumitriu, happy_hope.
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Spotted this group near the roadside while travelling South from Lightning Ridge, Australia. Stopped 100 metres past, fitted the 500mm lens, and ran back under cover until as close as possible and then "popped up". Even with the 500mm lens I was close enough that they held a very rapid council meeting (seen here) and within seconds were sprinting away. Presumably a 500mm mirror lens looks too like a shotgun end on :-). (This image had the most "fun" quality". Their rapid loping retreat across
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Submitted: Saturday, 17th July, 2010 13:10 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 9th July, 2008
Focal length: 500 mm
Shutter speed: 1/350 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 800
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