Pygmy Possum

By Bronte and Senece

Description

The pygmy-possom has grey -brown fur and has a pink nose. It has dark shadows around the eyes and it has 5 (not 4) front toes. It is only 10 cm long.


Distribution

The pygmy-possom only lives in alpine and subalpine areas on the highest mountains of Victoria and NSW.


Act Wild for Mountain Pygmy-possums

Photos are from Wikimedia Commons.

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