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Common Wombat

“Wait for me!” A Common Wombat youngster scrambles to keep up with his parent on Maria Island, off Tasmania’s East Coast, thanks to @mariaislandwalk.

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Animal photos of the week: 25 July 2014

As he approaches the grand old age of 28, 'Patrick' or 'Paddy' the common wombat is believed to be the oldest of his kind in captivity. The old timer, who lives at the Ballarat Wildlife Park in Australia, has now been included in a list by CNN of the best mascots from cities across the globe, alongside Knut the polar bear and a cat that runs a train station in Japan

“Wait for me!” A Common Wombat youngster scrambles to keep up with his parent on Maria Island, off Tasmania’s East Coast, thanks to @mariaislandwalk.