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Model for Polly Possum Brushtail Possum - a marsupial native to Australia

This is the Australian version of the possum, it looks very different from an American possum.  Australian brush-tailed possums like these are nocturnal, they make good pets if you raise them from the time they're young, and they're great animals - in Australia.

This is the Australian version of the possum, it looks very different from an American possum. Australian brush-tailed possums like these are nocturnal, they make good pets if you raise them from the time they're young, and they're great animals - in Aus

Common Brush-tailed Possum, Trichosurus vulpecula, Australia by AusBatPerson, via Flickr  Our brushtails love to come out and eat some fruit scraps. Grapes are particular favourites!

Common Brush-tailed Possum, Trichosurus vulpecula, Australia these are nocturnal, love to eat my vegetable plants and my rose flowers.

The Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) is the largest possum…

The Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) is the largest possum species and is perhaps the most widespread mammal in Australia. It grows to about cm in) in length, with an additional cm in) for its prehensile tail.

Bushtail Possum: The Australian brush tailed possum was introduced into New Zealand in 1837 to establish a fur trade.

Bushtail Possum: The Australian brush tailed possum was introduced into New Zealand in 1837 to establish a fur trade.

Brush-tailed possum

Brush-tailed possums are the most abundant, widely distributed and frequently encountered of all Australian marsupials.

Possum.

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The possum has a thick bushy tail a pointed snout and tapering ears. Adult possums are are around the size of a largish domestic cat and the most common colours are grey and black tending to white or grey fur below.

The Pygmy Possum Of The Australian Rainforest

The Pygmy Possum Of The Australian Rainforest

Australian Possum

possum proofing tips - love possums, but really want to start a vegetable garden too!

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