Wombats are Australian marsupials. The have four short legs, grow to approximately 1 metre long, weigh between 20 and 35kg, and have a short, stubby tail. They are found in forested, mountainous, and heathland areas of south-eastern Australia. They’re mainly nocturnal. Female wombats give birth to a single young in the spring. They have a backwards pouch for their young, which is important, because they spend a lot of time digging burrows.