Eastern Pygmy Possum (Cercartetus nanus)
…a small species of pygmy possum that is native to south-eastern Australia and occurs from southern Queensland to eastern South Australia and Tasmania. Eastern pygmy possums typically inhabit rainforests, woodlands, heaths and sclerophyll forests. They are active at night and feed primarily on nectar and pollen using their brush tipped tongue, however they will also take fruits and insects as well. During the day they will rest in trees, abandoned nests and thickets. Although they are usually solitary they have been reported to rest communally.