Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat (Lasiorhinus krefftii)

Critically Endangered

One of the worlds rarest mammals, the Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat is listed as critically endangered according to the EPBC Act. Now down to around 230 Northern Hairy-nosed wombats left on the planet and once found across New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, sadly - this loveable creature is now only found in one region, in fact within a tiny 3km square parcel of bushland.

And yes, they do have a hairy nose, not to be mistaken for the Common Wombat.

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