Native Australian Wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo
Is a koala a bear? Do Tasmanian devils spin? Experts at Sydney's Taronga Zoo debunk wildlife myths.
Original Content | January 18, 2011
Photo: Stephanie Snipes
Like Mirrhi, the baby wombat, this Brushtail Possum was orphaned by its mother and hand-raised by a wildlife nurse at Taronga. This nocturnal marsupial seeks comfort in a small cloth sack, which replicates the mother possum's pouch. Some of these pseudo-pouches are hand-knitted by Australian women.
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