Long-tailed pygmy possum

Long-tailed pygmy possum

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SPECIES
Cercartetus caudatus
WEIGHT
30 g

The long-tailed pygmy possum is a diprotodont marsupial found in the rainforests of northern Australia, Indonesia and New Guinea. Living at altitudes of above 1,500 m, it eats insects and nectar, and may eat pollen in place of insects in the wild. It is known as sumsum in the Kalam language of Papua New Guinea.

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Long-tailed pygmy possum habitat map

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BABY CARRYING
2.85

References

1. Long-tailed pygmy possum Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-tailed_pygmy_possum
2. Long-tailed pygmy possum on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/4192/21963339

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