Presentation on theme: "Wombat Daniel M. Mrs. Cottrell – Grade 3. Appearance Covered in brown and black fur Big black nose Tiny black eyes Whiskers 23 to 38 inches long 30 to."— Presentation transcript:
Appearance Covered in brown and black fur Big black nose Tiny black eyes Whiskers 23 to 38 inches long 30 to 75 lbs. Short, strong legs Sharp claws
Habitat Only in Australia In surrounding islands of Australia In Tasmania In Burroughs Eucalypt forests Costal shrub
Food and Hunting Eats grass, plants, roots, tree bark, and farm vegetables Wombat is a herbivore Does not prey on other animals Predators are dingoes, eagles, owls, foxes, cats, and Tasmanian devils
Nesting Behaviors and Raising Young Mother usually only has 1 baby The baby wombat lives in mothers pouch for 6-7 months after birth By age of 10 months young wombat leaves mothers care Wombats can live up too 26 years
Interesting Facts Most Australians have never seen a wombat 3 different kinds of a wombat Northern Harry Nose, Southern Harry nose, and Common wombat Wombat is a marsupial Wombat is endangered Wombat runs in kind of a gallop Wombats are excellent diggers
Bibliography Wombat. Grolier Online Kids. Web. “Wombat.” Animals A-Z-Animals. Web. “Wombat.” Australian fauna.Web. Lynn M. Stone. Wombat. 1990.