Newborn Baby Wombats: Cute or Not?
People who are wombat lovers or not think that wombats are such cute creatures. But people, who are not well aware of how a wombat looks like when it’s just newly born, assume that they’re very cute since they came out to the world. In this article we’ll talk about how a newborn wombat looks like and analyze if they’re really cute or not.
Female wombats give birth to a baby wombat after a gestation period usually around spring time. A female wombat’s gestation period also varies depending on which kind of wombat specie it is. But usually the gestation period is around or approximately 20-22 days.
Newborn and baby wombats are referred to as a joey.
A newborn wombat does not have the senses of sight, smell and hearing. They are only bean sized and only weigh a gram. Yes, they’re only literally bean sized. A newborn wombat stays inside the backwards facing pouch of the mother wombat for a couple of months. For some wombat specie, a newborn wombat stays in the pouch for 6-7 months, for other wombat species it’s for 9-11 months and for other it’s for 6-10 months.
During these months that a newborn wombat stays inside the backwards facing pouch of the mother wombat, the newborn wombat sucks the nipple of the mother wombat almost all day and drink milk and sleep. During these months that a newborn wombat stays inside the pouch gives the newborn wombat an ample amount of time to develop. Their eyes start to develop, also their nose, ears and the rest of their undeveloped body parts. Their fur becomes thicker too.
So, all in all a newborn wombat is not cute at all. It’s very very small and it almost looks like a tadpole. But it still can depend on how each individual perceive them to be. They can be cute for some, for others it looks a little creepy and for the rest a newborn wombat is not cute at all.
But once the baby wombat is about to finish it’s development inside the backwards facing pouch of the mother wombat, it starts to look very cute until the day that it has to go outside the mother’s pouch for good.
They become the cute creatures that most people like very much. Baby wombats or joeys looks like an adult wombat but a whole lot smaller because they’re still babies.
Here in wombats.info can conclude that newborn wombats are not very cute but once they develop and become young wombats they’re extremely cute and are so irresistible to pet or touch.