Cute Wombat Scratching Its Butt Is The Video You Need To Brighten Up Your Day

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One of the best feelings in the world is getting rid of the itch that you can’t quite reach. This feeling is one that even animals can relate to, as a cute wombat on Maria Island was spotted having an afternoon scratch.


Cute Wombat Scratching Its Butt

Cute Wombat Scratching Its Butt
Image: @see.tasmania

Local tour guides @see.tasmania caught this adorable sight of this wiggly wombat on Maria Island in East Coast Tasmania. The short video shows this stubby marsupial reaching a scratch on its butt with a protruding piece of wood. The video plays on a loop and our favourite part of the clip is watching the wombat close its eyes in satisfaction.

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Image: @see.tasmania

There are an estimated 1000 wild wombats who call Maria Island home. The island has always been home a variety of rare and unusual birds and animals and is also known as Tasmania’s Noah’s Ark.

Maria is now an island sanctuary and one of the best places in Australia to observe wombats, Tasmanian devils, Cape Barren geese and kangaroos and wallabies.


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