Photo of the Week – 10th October 2014 – Yellow-footed Antechinus
Posted at 09 Oct 2014 at 22:03h in News, Photo of the Month
This image of a Yellow-footed Antechinus (Antechinus flavipes) was taken by NGT’s Mark Bachmann, near Rennick in Victoria.
The Yellow-footed Antechinus is a partly arboreal (tree-climbing) carnivorous marsupial that – like other Antechinus – is known for a breeding strategy that results in the annual “die-off” of all males in the population after their synchronised breeding phase – which means no parental duties for dad!
You can see previous photos of the week here.