Australian Brushtail Possum - not mean like American possums

Australian Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) a Marsupial native to Australia

Aussie Kangaroo with Joey in her pouch. Featured in several of my Children's books, and the main characters in two of them--"Kangaroo Clues" + "Kobi Borrows a Pouch"

I'm glad I'm not a kangaroo. I might have a kid that would still try this.


* * OPOSSUMS: "Prehensile tails be soes rad. We kin hang-out ands has conversation, likes now!


Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary - must see in Brisbane, Australia. You can hug a koala and hand-feed kangaroos here. Take a bus or a ferry from the city centre.

Not sure what kind marsupial this is but it's adorable. :)

Wonderful photo of a Tree Kangaroo and her baby in New Guinea. — with Luis Chavez.

Thylacine: the Tasmanian Tiger (extinct since 1936) won't lie that thing is a tad scary...probably shouldn't have put it under How cute!

10 Most Amazing Extinct Animals