Golden possums/tree kangaroos

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  1. Imported_tuatara

    Imported_tuatara Well-Known Member

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    has anyone here ever seen a golden brush tailed possum or a tree kangaroo in the wild? both very interesting species imo, with tree kangaroos being so unique but not so known about, sadly.
     
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    Sadly no, but I would love to. :(
    There are a few pics of wild ones in instagram I can link you to if you want
     
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    Seen a golden possum in a zoo, even patted it, but never seen one in the wild. Like in reptiles, the colour is due to a partial lack of melanin (hypomelanistic) which gives it it's colour.
     
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    sad how little of australia inhabited by tree-roo's, i haven't even ever seen them in captivity, same with golden possums. both very interesting tho.
     
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