William the Wombat

Thallon, Balonne Area

In Thallon's beautiful town park, where can find “William the Wombat”, a Giant Sculpture (two metres high and 3.5 metres long) of a critically endangered Northern Hairy Nosed Wombat.

The town has a special connection to the northern hairy-nosed wombat with some of the earliest specimens found in the area. The species is one of the world's most endangered mammals with just 250 remaining - 240 at Epping Forest National Park near Clermont in Queensland and 10 at Richard Underwood Nature Refuge just north of St George, Queensland.

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Thallon, Balonne Area

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