Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat: Habitat and Environment

Topics: Wombat, Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat Pages: 4 (1326 words) Published: July 4, 2011
Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat Scientific Name: Lasiorhinus kreffti

Jared Ryan

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I am writing this report to show information and to show how the Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat survives in an Environment and Ecosystem. During this report, I will be discussing information about The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat (Lasiorhinus Krefftii) and its habitat, its ecosystem in which it lives, its life cycle, a food chain and food web to show what it eats to survive and also why it is a critically endangered Animal. I will also be describing information on its diet and it’s Behaviour. The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat is a Critically Endangered marsupial that lives in parts of New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, but has been nearly extinct due to animals preying on it and from the change of the native environment. The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat is now enclosed in the Epping Park National Forest so that they can breed more of the Wombats and give them the environment that they need. The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat can grow up 35cm tall and it can weigh up to 40kg. Female Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombats tend to be bigger than the male wombats because the female wombats have an extra layer of fat. The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat is bigger than the common Wombat (which is a different type of Wombat that lives mainly in Tasmania That are not endangered). The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat can also breed quicker than the Common Wombat and can produce roughly two babies in just over 1 and a half years. The Northern Hairy-Nosed Wombat also has grey, brown or black soft fur. Unlike the other Wombats like the Common Wombat, which usually has a rough texture like fur. The Northern Hairy Nosed Wombat also have strong back limbs. The...
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