Brushtail Possum
Female, front
Murray Mallee Region
Brushtail Possum
Tail
 
                      
Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Mammals (Mammalia)
Order: Kangaroos & Wombats (Diprotodontia)
Family: Brushtail Possum (Phalangeridae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)
This Photo:     🔍Mother carrying Joey🔎

Thank you Patrick White for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2008-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 10-Mar-2008
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)