joelsartore

Photo by joelsartore.

Meet Poa, a juvenile common wombat photographed at Healesville Sanctuary, a part of , when she was just 10 months old. Poa was orphaned in the wild and rescued by the Sanctuary after her mother died at the hands of a hunter. Because she was understandably frightened upon arrival, Poa was raised by Keeper Amie Hindson and went home with her every night. Poa loves long walks in the grass, sleeping next to heating vents, and... butt scratches!
Wombats are considered the “bulldozers of the bush” and can be found in southern and eastern parts of Australia. They feed mainly on grass and produce cube-shaped scat. At this time common wombat numbers are stable.

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archetypetraining
archetypetraining : bearcubpig?
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
ploy.chadaphon
ploy.chadaphon : hehe 😍
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
paisleyponies
paisleyponies : Joel I love ur project
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
yoshamz
yoshamz : cublet 😊😊
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
megantrinta
megantrinta :
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manuveera007
manuveera007 : Hello Poa ☺️ nice to meet you...ur so cute 💙 give my regards to ur keeper Amie
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
carmencadena_
carmencadena_ :
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reigns.of.the.wild
reigns.of.the.wild : Cutie
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
allie7065
allie7065 : Intense face
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
kristyshujai
kristyshujai : gaau ji
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
alijandra000
alijandra000 : Amazing
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
lilorph
lilorph : Aw! ❤️😘
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
lilorph
lilorph : We 💓 wombats!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
juan_jose_sot0
juan_jose_sot0 : 🐇
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
lisaccurtiss
lisaccurtiss : what an adorable and photogenic creature! Your feed and all the animals you show is fascinating and poignant.
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
sandrasisson
sandrasisson : You are cute.
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
muddypawpaw
muddypawpaw : I could not resist... meet Poa the wombat! RIP Poa the pup
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
burke.side
burke.side : Awesome!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
roland_msk
roland_msk : Безумно милый грызун.
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
alex__conrad
alex__conrad :
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
claraleverenz
claraleverenz : aww he loves long walks too
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
minimummel
minimummel :
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
cathybarb3r
cathybarb3r : Adorable little rascal!!!!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
lizhalleck
lizhalleck : Keeper Amie thanks for raising little Poa.
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
constancezollo
constancezollo : what a cutie... in earlier years, i rehabilitated injured wild critters and assisted other wild life rescuers for eight years. hard and rewarding.
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
lobelliot
lobelliot :
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
yaimonster
yaimonster : I love how fat this little guy is.
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
donaremensnyder
donaremensnyder : He’s cute. Those nails!!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
melthewhale
melthewhale : look how cuuuuute!!!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
no_azieraa
no_azieraa :
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
gwe_ndy
gwe_ndy : awwww cube shaped scat cute!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
faiglez
faiglez :
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
shoot.up2
shoot.up2 : Cute
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
nuppymistry
nuppymistry :
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
neeenz
neeenz : found my celebrity doppelgänger
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
haleymachir
haleymachir : you're totally a wombat
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
maggiesteber
maggiesteber : Wombat, such a funny word.😜
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
curious_about_instalife
curious_about_instalife : Mortal wombat 🤗🤗🤗cuteness overload
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
simansays
simansays :
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
sherrnouveau
sherrnouveau : wombat!
Jan 1, 1970 0:00 am
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