Wombat mange is killing the marsupials

Laura Carolina Corrigan
By Laura Carolina Corrigan
Updated November 17 2021 - 11:39pm, first published 11:30pm
Wombats are particularly vulnerable to mange, a parasitic mite infestation. Photo: Supplied

Melina Budden is crouched in front of a wombat hole topping up the treatment dose on a burrow flap.

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Laura Carolina Corrigan

Laura Carolina Corrigan

Podcast Producer/Journalist

Laura produces ACM's multi-award winning podcast Voice of Real Australia, and the mini-series Forgotten River. For stories from beyond the big cities, find them on your podcast app. Follow Laura on Twitter: @LaOOraC