字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Terri: So this is Elle, the wombat. Now, I have to warn everyone about Elle, when you look at her, you can see she's got cute little chubby legs and a cute little chubby tummy. And you have to stop and think she got this way on a plant based diet. Bindi: She did fully plant based. So Elle is really special because she actually shares a birthday with me, which I think is wonderful. So we are both twenty fourth of July babies but Elle is a lot younger than I am. She is still very, very little. She has a lot of growing to do but she is amazing because she's the youngest wombat here at Australia Zoo. We have a fantastic breeding program with our wombats, hoping to ensure their numbers for the generations to come because they are having a hard time in the wild hey mum. Terri: Yeah, they are and Elle's just about two years old now but she is a common wombat and there's Southern hairy nosed wombats, flattering name. Just to stay in the trend there are also northern hairy nosed wombats and they are the most endangered, one of the most endangered mammal species in the world with about one hundred individual animals left. So they definitely need our protection, and Bindi, you pointed out something interesting about her. Bindi: Yes, she has a square head. She has a square belly. She has square little hands. Do you have a square hand? And she has a really square little bottom, which is really cute. She just looks like a walking rectangle. We're going to let little Elle and her little belly run around for a minute. Bindi: There you go, come on let's go for a walk? Terri: So Elle's got this really cool bottom, which when she's digging a burrow, if something is trying to eat her, she'll actually put her bottom in the opening of the burrow. And it's really, really hard so nothing can bite into her and that's how she protects where she lives. Bindi: Isn't that amazing. Come on, darling. Elle! Oh, my gosh, Elle. Come on, let's go see the roos. You go. After you. Terri: I'm out of breath Bindi:I know, you guys were fast. We both have the same size legs, it's perfect. Terri: It's awesome when we have little legs, little but powerful. Bindi: small but mighty. Well, thank you guys for joining us in a day in the life of Elle.