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  • Due to the combined efforts of these forces, the Northern hairy-nosed wombat population is slowly making a comeback.
  • The hairy nosed wombat has featured mainly to highlight its elevated conservation status.
  • The breeding of the southern hairy-nosed wombat occurs when their favoured food is at its peak growth rates.
  • In some older literature it is referred to as the Queensland hairy-nosed wombat.
  • The hairy-nosed otter can be found in coastal areas and on larger inland rivers, solitary or in groups of up to four.
  • He has a specific interest in the preservation of the endangered Hairy-nosed wombat.
  • Lasiorhinus is the genus containing the two hairy-nosed wombats, which are found in Australia.
  • The harsh environment in which the southern hairy-nosed wombat lives is further reflected in its energetics.
  • Hairy-nosed otters are entirely brown, except for lips, chin and upper throat, which are whitish.
  • This is currently the only known hairy-nosed otter in captivity.
  • It is distinguished from both hairy-nosed wombats by its bald nose.
  • His next visit is to Adelaide Zoo, where he visits his favourite animal, the Hairy-nosed wombat.
  • Among the oldest southern hairy-nosed wombats ever documented were a male and a female from Brookfield Zoo just outside Chicago.
  • As such, the southern hairy-nosed wombat produces very dry faeces, with water contents as low as 40%.
  • The northern hairy-nosed wombat's nose is very important in its survival because it has very poor eyesight, so it can easily detect its food in the dark through smell.
  • Southern hairy-nosed wombats dig and live in burrows which they connect into warrens with many entrances.
  • Northern hairy-nosed wombats do not have to feed every day because they have such a low metabolic rate that allows them to sustain themselves off energy reserves in the body for extended periods of time.
  • The Northern hairy-nosed wombat shares its genus with one other extant species, the Southern hairy-nosed wombat.
  • Another larger mammal is the southern hairy-nosed wombat.
  • Compared to the common wombat, the southern hairy-nosed wombat has a larger temporalis muscle and a smaller masseter muscle.
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