Pygmy Gliding Possum is endemic to Australia. It occurs in the east and south east of the continent, and on Fraser Island. The population is estimated to be stable. Threats include habitat loss due to logging, and predation by cats and foxes.
For more information on Pygmy Gliding Possum, see the website of the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Infraclass Marsupialia – marsupials
■ Order Diprotodontia – diprotodonts
■ Family Acrobatidae – acrobatids
■ Species Acrobates pygmaeus – Pygmy Gliding Possum