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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
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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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jon_sullivan

Date

January 17, 2016 07:26 AM NZDT

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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botanygirl

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September 18, 2014 07:23 AM EDT

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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botanygirl

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September 18, 2014 07:09 AM EDT

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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jon_sullivan

Date

January 29, 2016 10:41 AM NZDT

Description

I flipped it over to see that it was a male.

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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danilo_hegg

Date

January 19, 2016

Description

One possum present at our camp at the head of Lake Monk

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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john_barkla

Date

January 24, 2016

Description

In cage trap on edge of revegetation plantings

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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jon_sullivan

Date

January 6, 2016 11:06 AM NZDT

Description

Possum(?) poo on rocks around the coastal walkway between Okains Bay and Little Okains Bay.

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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jon_sullivan

Date

January 14, 2016 02:53 PM NZDT

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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jon_sullivan

Date

January 10, 2016 01:11 PM NZDT

Description

One of two possum poos across the Lewis River swing bridge.

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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jon_sullivan

Date

January 10, 2016 01:17 PM NZDT

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One of two possum poos across the Lewis River swing bridge.

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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jon_sullivan

Date

January 20, 2016 07:25 PM NZDT

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Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

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sea-kangaroo

Date

March 7, 2007

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A very dead possum.

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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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