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Baby Wombat Riding Mums Back

Postby Overlandman » Sat 14 Apr, 2018 2:45 pm

From ABC ... in/9653922

A bushwalker's photo of a mother wombat with its baby clinging to her back has delighted and stunned wildlife experts, who say wombats — with their "little legs for digging" — are simply not designed to ride "jockey-style".

The image, snapped by Anja Boot at Cradle Mountain earlier this month, shows the pair frolicking on a plain surrounded by clumps of button grass.

"I've been bushwalking for many years but haven't seen a treat like this in a long time," Ms Boot wrote as the caption to the photo on her Facebook page
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Re: Baby Wombat Riding Mums Back

Postby Lamont » Sat 14 Apr, 2018 3:16 pm

Damn, is there a better quality photo.
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