Douglas The Wombat Really Loves Belly Rubs And It Is Adorable

He’s just like a puppy! A fat, hairy puppy.

1. This is Douglas the Wombat.

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2. He really likes belly rubs.

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3. Back in 2009, Austrian photographer Andreas Jakwerth was holidaying in the Tallangatta Valley in Victoria, Australia, when he met Douglas.

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4. Douglas lived with the family Jakwerth was staying with.

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5. It was love at first belly rub.

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6. Jakwerth says, “Douglas was a baby back then, that’s why he was so affectionate. He wouldn’t leave our side, always begging (and biting) for more hugs and belly-rubs.”

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10. Watch Douglas in action!

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Jenna Guillaume is a senior editor for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney.
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