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This is an eastern pygmy possum. Weighing just 15-43 grams, they’re found from southern Queensland to eastern South Australia and Tasmania.  Image by the Australian Conservation Foundation, via ScienceAlert.

lizardking90:

This is an eastern pygmy possum. Weighing just 15-43 grams, they’re found from southern Queensland to eastern South Australia and Tasmania.

Image by the Australian Conservation Foundation, via ScienceAlert.

An animal keeper wraps a six-month-old Golden Brushtail Possum in a blanket at Wildlife Sydney animal park. Although rare, the Golden Brushtail Possum is still found in the wild in areas of Tasmania, an island state south of the Australian mainland.  Picture: REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

An animal keeper wraps a six-month-old Golden Brushtail Possum in a blanket at Wildlife Sydney animal park. Although rare, the Golden Brushtail Possum is still found in the wild in areas of Tasmania, an island state south of the Australian mainland.  Picture: REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

A five-month-old male golden brushtail possum named Cooper sits near his mother, Cascade, at the Wild Life zoo in Sydney.  Picture: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/GettyImages

A five-month-old male golden brushtail possum named Cooper sits near his mother, Cascade, at the Wild Life zoo in Sydney.  Picture: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/GettyImages

A rare gold brushtail possum eat carrots while displayed by wildlife personnel at Martin Place in Sydney as Australia’s zoo and aquarium association celebrate the National Threatened Species Day.  Picture: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/GettyImages

A rare gold brushtail possum eat carrots while displayed by wildlife personnel at Martin Place in Sydney as Australia’s zoo and aquarium association celebrate the National Threatened Species Day.  Picture: ROMEO GACAD/AFP/GettyImages

A possum at the night safari exhibit in Singapore zoo, which opened this week featuring 13 new mammals, birds and reptiles from the Australasian region
Photograph: Stephen Morrison/EPA

A possum at the night safari exhibit in Singapore zoo, which opened this week featuring 13 new mammals, birds and reptiles from the Australasian region

Photograph: Stephen Morrison/EPA

Orphaned ring-tailed possum triplets are looked after by the RSPCA in Brisbane, Australia, after their mother diedPicture: Newspix / Rex Features

Orphaned ring-tailed possum triplets are looked after by the RSPCA in Brisbane, Australia, after their mother diedPicture: Newspix / Rex Features

Picture: Natasha Brooke