Brushtail Possum
Mother carrying juvenile
Adelaide Hills
Male, about to fall
Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Mammals (Mammalia)
Order: Kangaroos & Wombats (Diprotodontia)
Family: Brushtail Possum (Phalangeridae)
Species: Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)
This Photo:     Tail

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-Apr-2014
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)