Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Trichosurus vulpecula
  • French
    • Phalanger Blanch
  • English
    • Common Brushtail Possum
    • Common Brushtail
    • Brushtail Possum
    • Australian Brushtail Possum
    • Possum

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Recent observations

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What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

aunty

Date

May 2, 2016

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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john_barkla

Date

May 1, 2016

Description

Dead on beach

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

luke9

Date

April 8, 2016

Description

Possum bite tag, unbitten

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What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

luke9

Date

April 8, 2016

Description

Possum bite tag, unbitten

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What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

luke9

Date

April 8, 2016

Description

possum bite tag, unbitten

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

paul50

Date

April 3, 2016 09:42 PM MAGT

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

February 2, 2016 09:58 PM AEDT

Description

Dark-furred variant. Lots.

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

February 2, 2016 09:45 PM AEDT

Description

Grey-furred variant.

In the rafters over the barbecue.

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No photos or sounds

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

simonnicholas

Date

April 9, 2016

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No photos or sounds

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

illona

Date

April 2, 2016

Description

seen by resident on Walking track in Burrows Ave reserve. Passed on to Ranger

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Date

February 21, 2016

Description

Mummified possum

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

susanmast

Date

March 30, 2016 07:55 AM MDT
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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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