This Is Patrick a.k.a. The Oldest Living Wombat
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This adorably furry marsupial is known as Patrick the Wombat, but on the weekends you can call him Wombat Pat.
Patrick happily resides in Ballarat Wildlife Park in Australia.
He is a ripe 27 years of age, which is much older than the usual wombat life span of 20.
Over the years he is acquired wisdom and has mastered the art of cuteness.
Life was not always so leisurely for Patrick. He was rescued after his mother was run over by a car.
He was taken to a rehabilitation center where he was given love and care. Since he was young he has been cared for by humans...
And he loves his caregivers so much that he refuses to go back to the wild, even after they attempted to release him.