These furry little bundles are Sleepy, Snow White, and Cinderella. They were rescued separately as tiny joeys but have grown up together here at the wombat refuge. Currently all about a year old, they still have lots of growing to do but will be released into the wild once they've gotten big and strong!
Little wombats seem to get bigger by the day! Soon they will be ready to leave their pouches and explore the outside world. To prepare, we've been helping build a indoor enclosure room so they'll be able to test out their legs in the warmth and safety of the house.
We had the honour of being the second set of volunteers here at the wombat refuge. It was great fun, and we were able to help fix enclosures, feed and care for the current resident wombats, collect grass for the wombabies, cuddle the little joeys, and of course take lots of pictures! We also learned some new skills as we helped to build an new enclosed room for young wombats. Lots of hammering and measuring and head scratching! Bill and Les were great fun to hang out with, an