Sunday, 30 August 2015

Party time for Patrick!

Here at the Dougall Diaries we would like to wish a very happy THIRTIETH birthday to Patrick the Wombat from Ballarat.


Patrick is the oldest bare-nosed wombat in captivity, by 10 years!! And at a MASSIVE 40kgs, he has GOT to be the biggest too!!



My peep is a massive fan of Patrick, and keeps telling me we look alike... But I don't see it...


Patrick's keepers at the Ballarat Wildlife Park, to help perpetual batchelor Patrick out on his birthday, have set up a Tinder account for the S.N.A.W. (sensitive-new-aged-wombat).



We wish you luck in your search for love, Patrick, and hope your get plenty of carrots and rides in your barrow for your birthday.

Woofs, from Dougall.

18 comments:

  1. Are you certain that it isn't a giant squirrel???

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  2. Happy birthday Patrick - you are one big boy

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  3. SHE says we look like wombats, too. SHE loves them. We watched Patrick on the News. Apparently, Patrick initially got loads of offers for a girlfriend--then they realised he was the wombat and not the keeper....bwahaahaa!

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  4. HOLY MARSUPIALS!!! That is one big boy!!! Ma thought that third pic was photoshopped!!! He probably eats as much as me! (okays, I knows that's impossible! hehehehe)
    Happy Happy Happy Burthday Patrick!
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

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  5. I can see da resemblous. It the eyes. You and Patrick have da same look in da eyes.
    Wags,
    Ranger

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  6. Happy 30th, Patrick! You sure are one big boy!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

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  7. Oh no I think your mum is right, I do see a faint likeness.

    Aroo to you,
    Sully

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  8. Wow, he is big! Are you scared of Patrick?

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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  9. We can see the resemblance between the wombat and a fat Scottie. If he lost a little weight, he might have a longer life. Happy birthday to Patrick!

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  10. We think that Patrick does kinda looks like you, so maybe HE wants to be a 'Scottie!

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  11. How cool! I never knew that Ballarat had a famous wombat named Patrick. And 30 years old too! I didn't know that Scottie people say they look like wombats, I can't say I've noticed. But you often have to know someone well to see things like that. I often thought wombats were like a giant version of my Cocoa the black guinea pig.

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  12. We miss you & hope everything is ok.
    Hope you come back soon.
    xo Cinnamon

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  13. OH my golly! Patrick is great. Let's make him an honorary Scottie.

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  14. What a unique pet! My name is Christmas, and I'm a miniature Dachshund running for mayor of Blogville! My mom and I have a blog www.pawprovince.com and we hope you can visit it and follow, too! Thanks for bringing lots of smileys to Blogville!

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