Chloe the Wombat

Orphaned wombat Chloe has been melting hearts since arriving at Taronga in October 2014.
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“I’m ready for my close-up!” Wombats are typically nocturnal creatures, but Chloe doesn’t mind venturing out for a photo opp during the day.

“I’m ready for my close-up!” Wombats are typically nocturnal creatures, but Chloe doesn’t mind venturing out for a photo opp during the day.

Hope you're enjoying your long weekend as much as #chloethewombat is enjoying this long grass! Did you know it takes wombats like Chloe up to 14 days to digest a meal? This slow metabolism helps them to survive in arid conditions.

Hope you're enjoying your long weekend as much as #chloethewombat is enjoying this long grass! Did you know it takes wombats like Chloe up to 14 days to digest a meal? This slow metabolism helps them to survive in arid conditions.

“You rang?” We spotted #chloethewombat peeking out from her burrow beside Taronga’s Platypus House. Common Wombats like Chloe are generally solitary and inhabit their own burrows, while other wombat species can be more social and live together in larger burrow groups.

“You rang?” We spotted #chloethewombat peeking out from her burrow beside Taronga’s Platypus House. Common Wombats like Chloe are generally solitary and inhabit their own burrows, while other wombat species can be more social and live together in larger burrow groups.

Sometimes all you need is a hug! Taronga volunteer keeper @domarndt91 (Instagram) stopped to say hello to Chloe the Wombat while cleaning outside our Platypus House.

Sometimes all you need is a hug! Taronga volunteer keeper @domarndt91 (Instagram) stopped to say hello to Chloe the Wombat while cleaning outside our Platypus House.

Chloe the #Wombat continues to grow, but she’s still not too big to enjoy an occasional cuddle from keeper and surrogate mum Evelyn.

Chloe the #Wombat continues to grow, but she’s still not too big to enjoy an occasional cuddle from keeper and surrogate mum Evelyn.

“Have I got something in my teeth?”

“Have I got something in my teeth?”

Chloe was brought to Taronga Wildlife Hospital last week for ongoing care and she’s been b...

Chloe was brought to Taronga Wildlife Hospital last week for ongoing care and she’s been b...

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