28 March 2012 15:24 | By Francis Whittaker
Animals of the month: March 2012

Swaddled possum

Swaddled possum (© REUTERS/Tim Wimborne)
  • Swaddled possum (© REUTERS/Tim Wimborne)
  • Cloned goat (© REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli)
  • Giraffe christening (© REUTERS/David W Cerny)
  • Huggies' cubs (© Reuters/Michael Kooren)
  • Joey says hello (© REUTERS/Franklin Park Zoo/Handout)
  • Husky eyes (© Reuters/Ilya Naymushin)
  • Suckling pigs (© REUTERS/Kham)
  • Grooming test (© REUTERS/Aly Song)
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A member of staff from the Wildlife Sydney animal park wraps a six-month-old Golden Brushtail Possum in a blanket. Although rare, the Golden Brushtail Possum is still found in the wild in areas of the state of Tasmania, an island off the south of the Australian mainland.


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