“I was washing the dishes and I heard her scratching at the flyscreen to come in. When I went to let her in I saw something on her back and it was a possum,” says the cat’s person. She thinks, rather wonderfully, that they must have met before.
These species might be lesser-known but they are definitely not lesser-cute! From dik-diks to echidna puggles, learn to love all these baby weirdos!
Opossums became a sad subject for all of us when the German cross-eyed opossum Heidi died last year, but little Ratatouille really rocks (despite the obvious lack of snow in the video).
Hey buddy, save some for the rest of us.
The Leipzig zoo says Heidi, the cross-eyed opossum who became an unlikely international celebrity, has died. After unsuccessfully treating her for arthritis and other symptoms of old age, Heidi’s keepers acted humanely and put the three-and-a-half-year-old animal to sleep. (Photo via AP)
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So precious I can’t even take it. Get well soon, little bugger!
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Originating from Australia, the sugar glider is the hot new pet in England. They look like squirrels crossed with bats, and get depressed and will easily die of loneliness if you don’t pay them enough attention! Aww. So teenage.
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