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    • Trichosurus vulpecula
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    • Phalanger Blanch
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    • Common Brushtail Possum
    • Common Brushtail
    • Brushtail Possum
    • Australian Brushtail Possum
    • Possum

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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ryber

Date

September 24, 2016 10:02 PM AWST

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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ryber

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September 24, 2016 09:33 PM AWST

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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ryber

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September 24, 2016 09:20 PM AWST

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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ryber

Date

September 24, 2016 09:22 PM AWST

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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ryber

Date

September 24, 2016 09:19 PM AWST

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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morag_miller

Date

September 21, 2016 08:17 PM AEST

Description

Field Notes - Not such a good photo taken at night with my phone .. Not my telephoto lens -camera.. My camera has 60x telephoto lens.. So i don't have to get too close... Phone is only good for macro - shots..

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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grantsbraes

Date

September 23, 2016 08:58 AM NZST

Description

From Kate's house.

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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sarah238

Date

September 22, 2016 08:05 PM AEST

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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janetlovejoy

Date

September 22, 2016 02:22 PM AEST

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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jacqui-nz

Date

September 22, 2016 10:34 AM NZST

Description

Timms trap in the Ark in the Park sanctuary.

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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land_and_sea

Date

June 12, 2016 02:01 PM NZST

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

macbay

Date

September 9, 2016 01:52 PM NZST

Description

Chew on wax tag 4RDIQ

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Description from Wikipedia

The common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula, from the Greek for "furry tailed" and the Latin for "little fox", previously in the genus Phalangista) is a nocturnal, semi-arboreal marsupial of the family Phalangeridae, it is native to Australia, and the second largest of the possums.

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