Saturday, September 21, 2013

The Secret Life of Wombats


Last year I set a remote wildlife camera looking at a wombat burrow on the Murrumbidgee River near Tharwa in the ACT. I did this on three occasions over a few months collecting 30 second snapshots of video of interactions around a large burrow. There are three parts to this video.

Halfway through section two is a series of captures which I suspect are mating rituals although the wombats were so active and non-compliant with staying in front of the camera their modesty is retained. The mating goes for a few minutes so I have left the clips in their entirety.

An insight into the nocturnal activities of Canberra wombats...


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