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WOMBATS

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 each jaw.
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)

1) COMMON - click here for more information

2) NORTHERN HAIRY NOSED - click here for more information

3) SOUTHERN HAIRY NOSED - click here for more information


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