Cercartetus nanus is a species of mammals in the family pygmy possums. They are native to Australia. They are nocturnalomnivores. Individuals are known to live for 96 months. Reproduction is viviparous.
Definition: 1) Producing live offspring from within the body of the parent (Lincoln et al., 1998). 2) Development of an embryo within the body of the parent, in part, resources passing directly from parent to embryo (Barnes et al., 2006).