Tasmanian pygmy possum

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Tasmanian pygmy possum

Order : Diprotodontia
Family : Burramyidae
Species : Cercartetus lepidus

 

The Little pygmy-possum, tasmanian pygmy possum is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Countries
Australia

Facts about the Tasmanian pygmy possum

Cercartetus lepidus is syndactylous and has an opposable hallux on its hind feet.

Physical Description Cercartetus lepidus is the smallest of the living diprotodont marsupials. (Full text)

Cercartetus lepidus is syndactylous and has an opposable hallux on its hind feet. (Full text)

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