wombat in residence

In 2010, we decided to live permanently in/near St Marys.

We bought a block of land as a symbol of our commitment – half bush, and half paddock.

One of the things that ‘sold’ this land to us was finding a wombat burrow!

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Later, when we levelled a site for our new shed, we found wombat footprints in the clay …

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[I’ve enhanced the photo digitally so the footprints show up more clearly.]

Here is a photo of a Tasmanian wombat that I took in 2009 – not on our block, but on Maria Island:

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One day, I hope to photograph ‘our’ wombat …