The Great Australian Crawl

Researchers have been able to see the movements of the Australian tammar wallaby in utero.

Using high-resolution ultrasound technology, scientists have managed to visualise the developing tammar wallaby from when it’s only 1.5mm in size, until its eventual birth.

From conception it spends a mere 29 days in its mother’s uterus, and once delivered, must make the journey from birth canal to its mother’s pouch.

This new footage provides an insight into the development of the tammar fetus in utero and its first movements that aid in its survival.

Read more at University of Melbourne