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mountain pygmy-possum

mountain pygmy-possum

Mountain Pygmy-possums:

  • live above 1380m in the NSW and Victorian Alps;
  • were thought to be extinct until 1966;
  • live among rocky, shrub-covered boulder fields; and
  • hibernate under the snow during winter.

Further information about the mountain pygmy-possum can be found at these sites:

Threats which affect this animal in this Menagerie™ ADD-ON Habitat are:

Climate change - could alter weather patterns including temperatures and precipitation. The sea level may rise.

Foxes - eat native animals, compete with native animals for food and shelter and may spread disease.


This animal lives in these habitats:

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