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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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Recent observations

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What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

majo00

Date

February 9, 2016

Description

I came back along the highway. Road kill.

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What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

katemccombs

Date

May 20, 2016

Description

Probably killed on the road, and tossed over the bridge.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

May 10, 2016 04:30 PM NZST

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

dhobern

Date

May 13, 2016 12:39 PM CEST

Description

Trichosurus vulpecula (Kerr, 1792), Common Brushtail Possum, Boyagin Rock, WA, 13 May 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

ryber

Date

May 11, 2016 09:50 PM AWST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Saw 2 while spotlighting but too high in the trees to get a identifiable photograph

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

rick_otoka

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

"Possum, motion camera"

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

rick_otoka

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

"Possum, motion camera"

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

rick_otoka

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

"Possum, motion camera"

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

rick_otoka

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

"Possum, tracking tunnels"

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

rick_otoka

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

"Possum, tracking tunnels"

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

rick_otoka

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

"Possum, tracking tunnels"

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

rick_otoka

Date

March 17, 2015

Description

"Possum, motion camera"

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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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