Wombats in General
WOMBAT, common name for three species of
burrowing herbivorous (plant eating)
MARSUPIAL (Mammals that carries its young in a pouch).
Wombats have long
claws that are adapted for digging, and they
live in burrows, from which they emerge at
night to feed on grasses and other plants. The teeth of wombats are of
continuous growth, and, a single pair of chisellike incisors is found in
Young Wombats are born singly and each is carried in its mother's pouch.
There are three species of Wombats (all only found in Australia)