Wombat mange woes

A caring resident is treating a Tambo Bluff wombat which is suffering an infestation of mange mite. The female mite burrows under the skin where it deposits its eggs, as they hatch they cause intense discomfort. If not treated it can eventually lead to a painful death.

For more information on wombat mange contact www.mangemanagement.org.au or for injured/orphaned wombats contact www.goongerahwombatorphanage.org

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