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Bring Babies Home

A little less than a week ago, I brought home my first pair of sugar gliders. Originally I planned to buy a pair from a breeder, but decided that I was unable to afford that start up cost. 151 more words

Exotic

Brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Closing time at the library is often a silent, but social time of night as groups of tired university students slowly disperse their way across Sydney’s Victoria Park.  29 more words

Nature

Save the Koala Day

On September 26th 2008, in Sydney Australia the Koala Foundation created this day to bring awareness to the general public its attempts to save the Koala from extinction. 700 more words

5 Things you Never Knew About Koalas

1. They sleep 18-22hrs a day.

2. They have fingerprints, fingerprints that are extremely similar to those of humans. Creeps.

3. They are not bears – they’re marsupials. 39 more words

Australia

Venezuelan opossums and the origin of species

This video, in Spanish, from Venezuela about a mouse opossum is called Marmosa robinsoni.

From Wildlife Extra:

New study could change the traditional view of how species come about…

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Environment

5 Interesting Facts About Doria's Tree Kangaroo

Today I want to write one of the cutest animals in the world, Doria’s tree kangaroo.

Here are five interesting facts about them: 157 more words

Mammals

Happy Birthday, Patrick! He's the World's Oldest Wombat

Patrick (featured previously) celebrated his 29th birthday this week at his home in Ballarat Wildlife Park.  He was feted with special treats and oodles of attention. 57 more words

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