One member of an adorable marsupial trio has been released into the Australian wild by the wildlife organization that rescued her.
Earlier this month Peggy the wombat was reintroduced to her natural habitat, and BBC's Natural History Unit filmed the release. Peggy will be featured in a 2014 BBC documentary on orphaned wildlife.
"Peggy will be monitored quietly and from a distance," said Alistair Brown, founder of Wild About Wildlife, the organization that rescued Peggy.
"She will be provided with supplementary feed while she learns all about her new environment."
Peggy and her friends - Anzac, a baby kangaroo, and Cupcake, a baby wallaby - made headlines when Wild About Wildlife posted photos of the unlikely trio.
Both Peggy and Anzac were 3 to 4 months old when their mothers were killed by vehicles. They were rescued by wildlife rehabilitators in the state of Victoria and even shared aRead More »from Insanely Cute Marsupial Trio Begins Return to the Wild