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Wombat
   has lived for   
31 Years
Female wombats have a reverse pouch as they are diggers and it prevents the pouch from filling with soil and killing the young. When fully grown they can weigh up to 36 kg.
The Wombat
   is native to   
Australia
The wombat is dark brown in colour, and looks similar to a baby bear. It is a large, heavy marsupial. The length of the wombat can be as long as 3ft from the tail to the nose. It stands about 14" high and can weigh as much as 55lbs. The wombat has a large head with whiskers and has short stumpy but powerful legs, with claws that are extremely sharp. A Wombat has been known to dig his burrow up to 20 meters long.
South Australia
   has the Emblem of the   
Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat
Lasiorhinus latifrons
Bruce Whatley and Jackie French
   wrote   
Diary of a Wombat
Winner of numerous awards incl. 2004 USA Benjamin Franklin Award & ABA Neilson Book of the Year 2003
Jack
   is the name for a male   
Wombat
Group nouns: Mob, warren, wisdom, army
Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat
   has the latin name   
Lasiorhinus Krefftii
113 left (2003). This wombat is found in New South Wales & Queensland. Has declined because of drought; direct persecution; habitat loss; & competition with introduced rabbits, cattle and sheep. The greatest current threat to its survival is the fact that it exists in only one small population, leaving it vulnerable to a local catastrophe such as a disease outbreak or a prolonged drought.
Wombat
   lives in a   
Burrow
Wombats
   had a U.K. Top 40 single hit with   
Let's Dance To Joy Division
2007
Wombats
   had a U.K. Top 40 single hit with   
Kill The Director
2007
Wombats
   had a U.K. Top 40 single hit with   
Backfire At The Disco
2008
Gunni
   is described as an   
Antlered, Wombat-like Marsupial
Hoax, from Australia
Wombats
   had a U.K. Top 40 single hit with   
Moving To New York
2008






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