Forget kangaroos and koalas. Hemsworth snagged his “first quokka selfie” while visiting Rottnest Island, he wrote in the caption. In the photo, the actor appeared to making a face similar to that of the furry critter.
“Got my first quokka selfie this week at @rottnestislandwa,” the “Thor” star wrote. “Epic little creatures are all over the island just cruisin through the day doin their thing. Get there and check it out!”
The post included a second photo that also featured his wife, Elsa Pataky, according to People.
The actor separately posted a recording showing him interacting with the animal and successfully encouraging it to take a plant piece from him.
Hemsworth quipped that during his time at Rottnest Island, he managed to break into the quokkas’ inner circle, earning a name be break into the Quokkas’ inner circle and had earned a new name worthy of the achievement.
“Spent 3 weeks crawling around the dirt, studying the Quokkas movements, mimicking their language and eventually gained their trust and was accepted as one of them, I now go by the name Quokkachris,” he wrote.