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Eastern pygmy possum
(Possum mouse)**
Cercartetus nanus**

Photo by: A. Meyer
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:02
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 5 - Monotremes and Marsupials, 2015
Head-Torso-Length:7 - 11 cm
Tail length:7,5 - 10,5 cm
Weight:15 - 43 g
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)

Former Holdings
European Union
Non-EU and other EAZA countries
  United Kingdom (2 Holding(s)):
  • Knowsley (Safari Park - vormals Menagerie Earl of Derby) 
  • London (Zoo) 
    Number: 2