Common Brushtail Possum
Trichosurus vulpecula

Summary

Common Brushtail Possums feed on a variety of plants, leaves, fruits and flowers, sometimes also taking nestling birds. They sleep in tree hollows or similar protected nooks, including the ceilings of buildings. Body fur colour is variable with the fur being much thicker in Tasmanian animals


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Habitat

Open dry eucalypt forest, woodlands, suburban areas

Distribution

Across Australia

Size

Body up to 55 cm; tail up to 40 cm.

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This distribution guide is provided by The Atlas of Living Australia
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