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    • Trichosurus vulpecula
  • English
    • Common Brushtail
    • Common Brushtail Possum
    • Silver-gray Brushtail Possum
  • French
    • Phalanger Blanch

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Recent observations

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What

Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

dhobern

Date

January 11, 2014 02:13 PM CET

Description

Trichosurus vulpecula (Kerr, 1792), Brush-tailed Possum, Merimbula, NSW, 11 January 2014

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Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

dhobern

Date

December 30, 2013

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What

Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

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dylanjones

Date

September 21, 2013 04:18 PM EST

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Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

andreacantu

Date

June 16, 2010

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No photos or sounds

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Common Brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

nrg800

Date

April 17, 2013 10:06 PM EST

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Square

What

Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

michael_pennay

Date

April 10, 2013 07:15 PM EST

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What

Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

michael_pennay

Date

March 31, 2013 03:53 PM EST

Description

Scats

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No photos or sounds

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Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

February 1, 2009

Description

Rummaging around in the trees behind the hostel.

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Square

What

Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

michael_pennay

Date

March 7, 2013 02:50 PM EST

Description

Roadkill

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Observer

screws

Date

December 7, 2008

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No photos or sounds

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Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

November 18, 2012

Description

At night.

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Square

What

Common Brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

ryber

Date

November 10, 2012

Description

We saw this gal with baby as we were having a pub meal in the beer garden. I thought it was unusual to be out during the day feeding but I think it is pretty tame.

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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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