Pin: Southern Hairy-Nosed Wombat
Wombat – Scientific name: Lasiorhinus latifrons (Southern hairy-nosed)
These furry friends are members of the Master Diggers Association and make their homes under the Australian bush. There are three species of wombat; Northern hairy-nosed wombat, Southern hairy-nosed and Common wombat. This pin was modeled after Southern hairy-nosed. The perfect gift for a cranky wombat!
Fun fact: World Wombat day is on the 22nd or October and did you know that wombats make square poos… fair dinkum!
Northern hairy-nosed wombat – critically endangered, Southern hairy-nosed – Near threatenedand, Common wombat – least concern.