This little possum appeared unexpectedly at Huon Bush Retreats. His habits make us think he was raised by humans and brought here for release.
Instantly tame and looking for cuddles and treats, he needs to learn the ways of finding his own food and his place in the possum hierarchy (right at the bottom).
So small that in the wild he would still be following his mother, and with fluffy fur, not quite ready to totally fend for himself. For the next few weeks, he will receive privileged treatment, while he learns how to look after himself in the semi-wild habitat here.
Orphans ready for release are welcome at Huon Bush Retreats. If we know they are coming, we can help them settle in with supplementary food and shelter during their transition.