Today’s daily WTF now that’s a BIG wombat! Wombats are absolutely adorable and we think they deserve a title for being the cutest animal ever!
And if you don’t believe us the check out this gorgeous photos of wombats being cuddled by their many admirers.
Wombats are large members of the marsupial family that come from forests, mountainous areas and heathland areas of south-eastern Australia, and the island of Tasmania. The have muscular bodies with short stubby legs. The grow to around 1 meter in length and can weigh up to 35 kilos.
Wombats dig large burrow systems with their large front teeth and powerful claws. One distinctive adaptation of wombats is their backwards pouch which separates them from other marsupials.
In the wild wombats will attack humans if they are startled or feel threatened and can inflict some very nasty wounds. But if brought up in captivity have a very warm disposition and will really enjoy interacting with their owners.
Wombat! The Cutest Animal On The Planet