Wombat

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Wombat[1]
Temporal range: Early Miocene – Recent
Vombatus ursinus -Maria Island National Park.jpg
Common wombat
Maria Island, Tasmanie
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Infracless: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Suborder: Vombatiformes
Faimily: Vombatidae
Burnett, 1829
Genera an Speshies

Wombats are short-leggit, muscular quadrupedal marsupials, native tae Australie, approximately 1 metre (40 in) in length, wi short, stubby tails. Thay are adaptable in habitat tolerance, an are foond in forested, muntainous, an heathland auries o sooth-eastren Australie, includin Tasmanie, as well as an isolatit patch o aboot 300 hectares (740 acres) in Epping Forest Naitional Pairk[2] in central Queensland.

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  1. Groves, C. P. (2005). "Order Diprotodontia". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 43–44. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. "Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat". Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. Australian Government. Retrieved 2 July 2011.