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Wombat Scat

Wombat Scat

wombat scat
Fresh Wombat droppings on the forest floor
Photographer - John Broomfield
Source - Museum Victoria

Wombat faeces or scats are often found in conspicuous places in the bush, several in a cluster on the ground.

They may be noticed on a log close to where the animal has been feeding, close to burrows or on tracks leading to them and are usually deposited in a group of four to eight cube-shaped pellets, each 2cm or more in width.

The casing of the pellets is dark brown or black when dry, but the inside is greenish with plant material with a typical wombat smell.

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