Researchers Find A Tiny Baby Animal And Realize There's More

The researchers working for the Australian Wildlife Conservancy were recently able to come across something rather amazing. They were inspecting some animal nest boxes in the North Head Sanctuary with the hope of finding something inside them. Inside one of these boxes, they discovered a tiny creature that was smaller than a pinky finger. The researchers were taken by surprise since the animal only weighed 7 grams.

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The tiny creature was none other than an eastern pygmy possum baby. They have been recognized as one of the smallest possums that currently exist in the world. Discovering this eastern pygmy possum baby came as good news because it was an indicator that the possum population at the sanctuary was increasing. This meant that there would be more of them.