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Bare Nosed Wombat

Vombatus ursinus


A small bare like animal. It is the worlds largest burrowing mammal. It is very intelligent with large claws for burrowing and large teeth for eating grass and gnawing roots.


South eastern highlands of Australia


An iconic animal of australia its increasingly threatened by habitat destruction and culling by farmers who see it as a nuisance.

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DavidAlder 7 years ago

You are correct that it is two wombat but they are less than 10 metres apart and are orphans just prior to release .

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Nice spotting David. Welcome to Project Noah. I notice it's actually 2 wombats in 2 locations? It should be 2 spottings in that case. Good work at WPSA also :)

DavidAlder 7 years ago

yes Wombat are very intelligent and very curious. Provided they do not feel threatened they will investigate new things.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 years ago

Very cute. Is it sitting on your book?

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New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jun 27, 2013
Submitted on Jun 27, 2013

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