Their natural enemies are Dingos and Tasmanian Devils. Wombat’s primary defence is of anatomical nature; their posterior is mostly made of non-vascular dense tissue called cartilage. Combined with a lack of a tail, their rear hide is a reliable ally against predators’ attack since they can neither bite nor injure their target. When in immediate danger, wombats quickly hide into a nearby tunnel, using their hindquarters to block a pursuing intruder. If the attacker persists, they use a merciless, yet effective strategy: when the predator forces its head over wombat’s back, it’ll use its powerful legs to crush the skull of an enemy against the tunnel roof.