The northern hairy-nosed wombat (Lasiorhinus krefftii) is one of three extant species of wombats. It is one of the rarest land mammals in the world and is critically.
Reintroduction and recovery plans are allowing the northern hairy-nosed wombat to dig its way back from near extinction.
About. Only a single colony of northern hairy-nosed wombat remains, guarded by a dingo proof fence in Queensland, Australia. Nocturnal and mostly solitary.
No species of Australian wildlife better illustrates these points than the Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat. The Northern Hairy-nosed Wombat.
Although once widespread in NSW, Victoria and Queensland, this wombat only lives in alluvial sand habitats, so the northern hairy-nosed.