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Common Brushtail Possum

Trichosurus vulpecula


Light to steel grey with gingery shoulders & thin tail in coastal areas. Inland areas are different. They are nocturnal, though at my workplace they do show themselves through the day occasionally.


Urban areas, forests and woodlands, heath. Prefer hollows in large eucalypts for daytime dens, although in cities can rest in roof cavities or other man made structures. Food Mainly leaves, blossoms and fruit. Occasionally eats invertebrates,

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LeanneGardner 11 years ago

Thank you very much ashleynicolemoore 12345 :)

It's so cute! Great pictures!

LeanneGardner 11 years ago

Thank you Alice :)

alicelongmartin 11 years ago

Adorable picture.

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Mackay, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Sep 20, 2012
Submitted on Sep 20, 2012

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