A female American wombat and her young in the Great Plains.

The American wombat is a species of wombat that lives in grasslands, forests, and human settlements of North America. It is a herbivore that mainly feeds on grass, flowers, and berries.
American Wombat
  • Conservation Status: Least Concern
  • Domain: Eukarya
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Subphylum: Vertebrata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Infraclass: Marsupialia
  • Order: Diprotodontia
  • Family: Vombatidae
  • Genus: Vombatus
  • Species: Americania
  • Scientific Name: Vombatus Americania