The wombat is a stumpy four-legged marsupial native to Australia.
Wombats grow to be about a metre long, and have stubby little tails. They are muscular and strong marsupials found across south-eastern Australia.
There are three species of wombats - the Common wombat, the Northern hairy-nosed wombat and the Southern hairy-nosed wombat.
Wombats are herbivores, their diet consists of various grasses, herbs, roots and tree bark.
Wombats dig burrows with their front teeth and claws. Because they live in burrows, they also have a special adaptation - a backwards-facing pouch that doesn't accumulate soil when they are digging.
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