The Eastern Pygmy-possum Cercartetus nanus is a small arboreal marsupial in the family Burramyidae that is threatened in parts of its range. Considered a generalist omnivore, its diet is known to include invertebrates, seeds, nectar and pollen. Tree sap has never before been recorded as a part of the diet of C. nanus. Here, we report on two observations of C. nanus feeding on eucalypt sap in south-eastern New South Wales.

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