Pygmy Possum

by Tahlia and Rhiahn

Description

The Mountain Pygmy Possum's total length is 10cm and over half is its tail. The fur is soft and fine, there is grey-brown fur and a creamy colour under its body. It has dark shadows around its eyes and has a pink nose.

Distribution

The Pygmy-Possum lives on the highest mountains of Victoria and NSW in alpine regions including the Kosciuszko National Park.

The Mighty Mountain Pygmy Possum Part 1 (Winter)



Photos are from Wikimedia Commons.

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