Diprotodon is a large extinct marsupial featured in Zoo Tycoon 2: Extinct Animals that resembles a shaggy wombat. In some people's games, the female Diprotodon is five times larger than the male. This is an unusual glitch but it does not affect gameplay.


Class: Mammalia

Order: Diprotodontia

Family: Diprotodontidae

Genus: Diprotodon

Species: optatum


  • In Zoo Tycoon 2, the Diprotodon somewhat looks more like a bear, mainly due to the shape of its head, where in most life restorations, its head mostly resembles a normal wombat. Its body is also shorter than most other life restorations of this animal.