WATCH: Adorable baby possum takes first bite of fruit

NOTHING can be sweeter than tucking into a big, juicy punnet of blueberries and raspberries.

Unless, of course, it was your first time snacking on the delicious berries.

That was the case for a baby possum which melted hearts when it was filmed nibbling away on the fruit for the first time at the Australian Reptile Park.

In the video, Pretzel the possum can be seen crawling over a staff member's hand before being offered a berry.

The curious critter takes a couple of sniffs before making taking the plunge with the tiniest of bites - never mind the fruit is as big as its head!

The new star is already the toast of social media with the adorable video racking up 42,000 views on Facebook.