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

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Recent observations

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What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

ctnash

Date

July 9, 2009 08:36 PM AEST

Description

Seen spotlighting.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Australian Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

john_barkla

Date

December 2, 2014

Description

Droppings in beech forest

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Square

What

Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

ctnash

Date

April 4, 1994

Description

Large ringtail possum? (the size of a large brushtail possum but with a white tail tip) begging for food at the picnic area about 9:30pm. It was raining (and may have been for several days) and perhaps it was extra hungry as a result?

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What

Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

m_jon

Date

December 3, 2014 10:36 AM NZDT

Description

Juvenile or adult female. I'm guessing a juvenile since it's small.

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What

Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

potoroo_project

Date

October 23, 2014 09:28 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

potoroo_project

Date

November 1, 2014 11:42 PM AEDT

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Square

What

Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

potoroo_project

Date

October 23, 2014 07:03 PM AEDT

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What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

kueda

Date

November 7, 2014 10:41 PM AEDT

Description

Probably just the common possum that's everywhere. Saw several of these in the trees.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

bernardsmith

Date

November 15, 2014

Description

possum scratching on mahoe trunk. Not particularly fresh; bark had healed over, but scar & disturbed bryophytes retained the pattern

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

ctnash

Date

November 16, 2014 12:45 AM AEST

Description

Heard calling.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

November 8, 2014 09:53 AM AEST

Description

Common Brushtail Possum tracks - Beach sand survey

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

envirokey

Date

November 7, 2014 08:57 PM AEST
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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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