March 17, 2016 1:29 PM EDT

When photographer Sean Scott recently visited Flinders Island in Tasmania, Australia, he made a tiny new best friend, Derrick the wombat. The baby animal was caught on tape following Scott around and running straight towards the camera.

Scott also captured some adorable close-up shots of the young wombat.

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He wrote on Facebook that Derrick is currently being cared for by Kate, “the wombat lady of Flinders Island.”


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