World’s oldest wombat turns 30, seeks love on Tinder

Patrick the wombat turned the big 3-0 this past weekend. While he is treated like a celebrity at Ballarat Wildlife Park in Australia and received many gifts, there is still one thing missing in Patrick’s life: love.

That’s why his handlers set Patrick up with a Tinder account. Male wombats must be aggressive when it comes to mating, and Patrick is more of a laid-back guy, according to the Mashable report. Signing up Patrick for an online dating service was a humorous attempt at jump-starting Patrick’s love life.

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In addition to a Tinder account, Patrick received a new wheelbarrow, so the 79-pound wombat can travel around the park in style.

Patrick isn’t done partying yet. The wombat will welcome the public for a celebration on Sunday.

Yay its my 30th Birthday!  Look at all my presents! I got a new Wheelbarrow too. I had a great interview on the Today...

Posted by Patrick the Wombat on Monday, August 24, 2015

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