Brushtail Possum
Mother carrying Joey
Murray Mallee Region
Male, about to fall
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:     Tail

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 © 2011-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 18-Mar-2011
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)