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What:- Lonely Hopper
Where:- Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
When:- December, 2013

The Flinders Ranges north of Adelaide is a place that I had never visited before and honestly never thought about visiting until I saw a few photos a friend of mine had taken while near Port Augusta. It’s a very unique, hot, dry and arid area where many people had tried and failed to farm or just survive.

I went there in December 2013, which from all the information I could gather, is probably the worst time to visit, as its in the Summer time and BLOODY HOT!!! Then again, we cant all choose when we take leave, sometimes its imposed on us.

I was exploring the ruins of an old farming station that was built in the 1850’s, but now very little is left, when this little fella came hopping in behind me along a dried up creek bed. Now it was HOT, very HOT, at least 40 degrees Celsius and I could see he was searching for any water that he could find, which from what I could see was basically nothing. He did end up finding a little pool of water that he could drink from, but it wasnt too clean.

But for those moments it was nice to be there in an isolated area, just me and this cute lil fella, no noise but nature, no other people, just us, the heat, trees and what was left of a farmhouse that was never meant to be.

From my little research I believe this little kanga is a Western Grey Kangaroo, which are quite common in the Flinders Ranges.
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Camera:- Nikon D800
Focal Length:- 300mm
Exposure:- 1/1250
Aperture:- f/7.1
ISO:- 400

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pichirichipark This Little Sleepy has been hanging around for a few weeks now. He is becoming very tame! #sleepylizard #pichirichipark #flindersranges #southaustralia #native #tame #petlizzard 2h

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Normal Tom Rundle
tom_rundle Been going through all my old photos from last year and finding some cool ones that I never even knew I took, like this one of my brother standing on the edge of a canyon in the Flinders.
I might actually start posting stuff on here now :) #flindersranges #Arkaroola #scenery #hills #SexyTrackies
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_._lauren.marie.travels_._ Good morning Flinders Ranges! Spectacular sunrise this morning, glad I was awake to witness it! :D #beautiful #FlindersRanges @southaustralia @australia 8h

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Normal The Outback Loop
theoutbackloop Who is coming to visit us this year? What are you doing and when are you coming? 1d

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anthonywarry An early rise on episode 3 of @roothys.lowrange Wilpena Pound is the northern most point of the Flinders Ranges with access via sealed road. 1d

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Perpetua James Sidebottom
jamessidey My song #thepainter has made it to the #semifinals of the #internationalsongwritingcompetition in the #Americana section. This makes me laugh because the song name checks #Perth, #Collingwood & the #flindersranges! #AustralianaAmericana #isc #Americana #songwriting 1d

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Rise Aust Arid Lands Botanic Garden
australianaridlands This gorgeous goanna came in close for a drink. ...we were glad to oblige turning on the tap!! #AridLands #GreatOutdoors #goanna #flindersranges #familyholiday #Hiking #nature #reptiles # 2d

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alistair_2262 Flinders Ranges outback South Aust 2d

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angiehua Wow. #wilpenapound from the air. It's utterly amazing, and the only way you can truly appreciate the sheer scale of the #flindersranges #southaustralia. Go there. Do it. It's beautiful. 2d
  •   gekeb @matthewconnors we really need to go. Have a gander at @angiehua's Flinders Ranges pics. I really want to see it. 2d
  •   katejm Oh now I'm jealous - I've always wanted to fly over the ranges @angiehua ! Yes @gekeb - the Flinders are amazing. 2d
  •   samedog One of my favourite places in the world :) 2d
  •   the__dl Looks amazing, almost like the bones of the earth 2d
  •   tweetingred @angiehua what company are your flying with? 2d
  •   angiehua @tweetingred this was Chinta Air from Rawnsley Park. Both Rawnsley and Chinta were superb! 2d
  •   tweetingred Thanks lovely - we're headed there April long weekend. 2d
  •   markphelpsa Great pic! 2d

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angiehua #flindersranges you have taken my breath away. It's been a dream. #wilpenapound #workinghard 2d
  •   gekeb Wow. @katejm 2d
  •   katejm Can't wait to take you there, @gekeb ? 2d
  •   gekeb One day we will get there @katejm. Must update on latest newsy news. Many things afoot. Will get fingers to keyboard... 2d
  •   katejm Me too @gekeb xoxo 2d

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alistair_2262 Last nights camping spot 2d

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