Pygmy Possum

by Jemma & Rachel

Description

The Pygmy Possum has a long tail, grey/brown fur, a pink nose and dark shadows around its eyes. The Pygmy Possum grows to 10cm in length.

Distribution

The total population of Pygmy Possums is less then 500 adults. The Pygmy Possum lives in alpine regions in NSW and Victoria including the Kosciuszko National Park.


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Photos are from Wikimedia Commons.

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