Pygmy Possum

by Aimee and Jess

Description

The Pygmy Possum grows up to about 10 cm long and the colours of the pigmy possum are brown, black, pink and light brown. They also have dark shadows around their eyes and a little pink nose.

Distribution

Pygmy Possums live in the alpine area on the highest mountains in Victoria and NSW. They are found in the Kosciuszko National Park.


Mammals of the World: Mountain Pygmy Possum

Photos are from Wikimedia Commons.

Information is from http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/threatenedspecies/