Sugar glider in the night
This week’s Flickr pic was taken by Caleb McElrea, a wildlife Science student from the University of Queensland, in the Crater Lakes National Park in FNQ:
“Chamber’s Wildlife Lodges, just next to Lake Eacham, in the Crater Lakes National Park in FNQ, has a nocturnal viewing area for the night life of the Tablelands. These sugar gliders (Petaurus breviceps), along with a bandicoot, and a few striped possums, would come each night and feed on the honey painted onto the trees by the staff.
You’d have families of these animals feeding, often even below eye level, sometimes centimetres from the ground, at a tree close enough to reach out and put your hand on,” he said.
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