the koala foot

While we had Krissy under anaesthetic I got a good clear photo of the koala foot as they are indeed fascinating.
One thumb with no claw.
Two toes fused together but with two claws which makes a brilliant grooming tool.
Two regular toes with claws.
They can grip well with these, particularly when reaching up with their arms to reach leaves, and when sleeping in those tricky places.
Thank you for the many lovely comments on my photos.
An interesting capture and info
posted December 6th, 2018  
Fascinating!
posted December 6th, 2018  
Thanks for sharing!
posted December 6th, 2018  
So fascinating !
posted December 6th, 2018  
Absolutely fascinating.
posted December 6th, 2018  
What an intriguing little foot, super photo too
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posted December 6th, 2018  
A cool close up of a koala foot
posted December 6th, 2018  
Sweet but dangerous looking with those claws!
posted December 6th, 2018  
I definitely wouldn’t want to encounter the claws! Wow!
posted December 6th, 2018  
This is a very interesting capture of Krissy’s foot! Love the detail of it.
posted December 6th, 2018  
Great capture
posted December 6th, 2018  
Great close up of the foot.
( Pruned willows has to be pruned every 3-5 years once you did. If not , the new grow get to big and damage the tree if they breack off by stormy weather.)
posted December 6th, 2018  
Fascinating!! Thanks for the closeup shot !!
posted December 6th, 2018  
Fascinating... and they have finger or rather toe prints as well - I wonder if they are as individual as human ones?
posted December 6th, 2018  
@vignouse yes indeed - koalas are the only non-primate to have individual, unique fingerprints :)
posted December 6th, 2018  
Cool!
posted December 6th, 2018  
Amazing little paw!
posted December 7th, 2018  
I wonder why there isn't a claw on the thumb - odd!
posted December 7th, 2018  
Nice capture. Very interesting about that foot.
posted December 7th, 2018  
Wonderful capture & so enjoy the info you provide.
posted December 7th, 2018  
Its a very interesting foot ! Ive never seen one up close so thank you !
posted December 7th, 2018  
Thanks for sharing. Great close up and information.
posted December 7th, 2018  
This is wonderful to see and love the detail in the foot.
posted December 7th, 2018  
Absolutely fascinating!
posted December 7th, 2018  
What a neat looking foot
posted December 8th, 2018  
An unusual and very interesting photo.
posted December 8th, 2018  
Please tag for pet challenge pet-part. zoo and farm animals count.
posted December 8th, 2018  
@30pics4jackiesdiamond hey thanks Jackie! This is a wild koala however so I don't feel he can be part of a pet challenge. He has been captured temporarily for treatment of a disease and will be back in the wild, most likely next week :) I'm so thrilled you came across this image and thought of your challenge!
posted December 8th, 2018  
@koalagardens it was fascinating to read your narrative, hope koala makes a full recovery!!
posted December 8th, 2018  
@30pics4jackiesdiamond thank you so much, he has responded well on the outside, we are just waiting on test results to be sure he is clear now :) thanks for hosting the challenge it is getting lots of entries and looks fun!
posted December 8th, 2018  
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