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World's oldest wombat turns 33 at Toronto Zoo

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    At the age of 33, he’s already a great grandfather three times over, but that’s not what makes Hamlet extra special. The long-time resident of the Toronto Zoo, who celebrated his birthday on Sunday, is officially the world’s oldest southern hairy-nosed wombat. Having far outlived the wombat’s typical lifespan of 15 years, Hamlet is close behind the oldest wombat ever on record, who died at 34 ... More...