Derek the wombat needs cuddles

Derek is an eight-month-old wombat who lives in Tasmania - an Island off mainland Australia.

He was rescued after his Mum was unable to take care of him. Now he's become a bit of a celebrity.

People can enter a competition to spend three days cuddling him.

Before you get excited, the contest is only open to people who live in Australia, but check out his cute video.

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