How to Check a Wombat Pouch For a Joey

Sleepy Burrows Wombat Sanctuary’s wildlife carer Donna Stepan is an expert in all things wombat and especially when it comes to rescuing the marsupials from dire situations.

In this video, uploaded to YouTube on November 4, Stepan demonstrates how to check a dead mothers’ pouch for a joey inside.

The tiny baby was named Pepper and weighs just 270g. Credit: Sleepy Burrows Wombat Sanctuary via Storyful