Tuesday, 31 December 2013

The tale of a wombat

A journey from Australia to Newcastle upon Tyne. 

There is a wombat in Newcastle upon Tyne. 

It was the first of its kind to leave Australia, setting sail 

(pickled in spirits) in August  1798.



Read all about it Animal Magic by Henry Nicolls http://www.theguardian.com/science/animal-magic

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