As you may know, Steve Pinker has recently gone to Tasmania, and of course took his digital SLR equipment with him. Here are a few snaps from his travels; you can find the whole collection here.
First things first:
Tasmanian devil, Sarcophilus harrisii:
Common wombat, Vombatus ursinus (young):
Blue-tongued skink, Tiliqua nigrolutea:
Masked lapwing, Vanellus miles:
Tawny frogmouth, Podargus strigoides:
Sugar glider, Petaurus breviceps:
Potoroo (Potorousm probably long-nosed Potorous tridactylus) [JAC: a rabbit-sized marsupial]:
Laughing kookaburra, Dacelo novaeguineae:
Gay his life must be!