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Enclosures

In Orphans in Care by Jen Mattingley

     The enclosures pictured and described below are just an example of some of the types of enclosures that can be built to accommodate wombats.  Some carers prefer to use …

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Caring for Orphans

In Orphans in Care by Jen Mattingley

It’s important to note that holding or raising wildlife without approval or permit is against the law. Contact your local wildlife shelter or DELWP (Department of Environment, Land, Water & …

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Grasses

In Formulas & Diets, Orphans in Care by Jen Mattingley

Before giving the wombat something solid to eat, ask yourself “Will they find this in the wild?” This is a wombat’s natural habitat A wombat’s diet consists of coarse native …

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Buddying Up

In Orphans in Care by Jen Mattingley

A BUDDY WILL MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE Baby wombats are with their mother for the first 16-18 mths, so a buddy can make a big difference. At around six months …