7th September.

The Mountain Pygmy Possum is on the endangered list and it lives here…

Come visit us at Falls Creek Cross Country and learn about the mountain pygmy possum and its vulnerabilities. And learn what you can do to help. We are offering FREE XC ski hire and $1 coffees for those who bring their own cup.

FALLS CREEK CROSS COUNTRY, located above the Windy Corner carpark.

This date commemorates the death of the last known thylacine in 1936. Australia is one of the world’s leaders in mammal extinctions. Since European settlement, approximately 10% of our 273 endemic terrestrial mammals have gone extinct. For comparison USA has only had 1 mammal go extinct since European settlement.


(03) 5758 3408 fallscreekXC@ymca.o rg.au

Check here for background details on the Mountain Pygmy Possum.