Is that a huge thumb or a tiny mouse? Neither! This little rascal is a feathertail glider.

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Feather tail glider at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. The feathertail glider (Acrobates pygmaeus) is the world's smallest gliding possum and is named for its long feather-shaped tail. Although only the size of a very small mouse (65 to 80 mm and 10 to 14 g), it can leap and glide up to 25 metres.

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In the wild, being able to glide means the animals are able to reach for food and even esc...

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This is just a baby, but I used to have a sugar glider back in the day when I first moved to Spokane. Sweet Pookie!

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