The honey possum (Tarsipes rostratus), is a tiny species of marsupial that feeds on the nectar and pollen of a diverse range of flowering plants in southwest Australia.
Who is the other cute possum mentioned in the tweet above?
The little pygmy-possum (Cercartetus lepidus) is the world’s smallest possum, as small as a mouse and considered a threatened species in South Australia.— Government of South Australia
After the 2019 bushfires on Kangaroo Island, Australia, scientists feared the little pygmy possum was dead. Instead…
This tiny pygmy possum has been found on Australia’s Kangaroo Island despite bushfires devastating animal habitats last summer— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) December 9, 2020
It has given hope to ecologists who feared the species had been wiped outhttps://t.co/BPp4qc0Ajo pic.twitter.com/UZPANhoVL1