Sedophascolomys sp.

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  • Lived 3.5 million years to 40,000 years ago.
  • Grows up to 1.5m long.
  • Approximately 100kg in weight.
  • Possessed straight pencil-like lower tusks (incisors).
  • Plant-eater, grazer.
  • Oldest records from Chinchilla (Pliocene), youngest records at South Walker Creek (40,000 years old).
silhouette of a human and a prehistoric wombat
Reconstruction of the extinct wombat, Sedophascolomys. Image: Queensland Museum, Andrey Atuchin, Rochelle Lawrence & Scott Hocknull.

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