Common Brushtail Possum

Trichosurus vulpecula

Summary 2

The common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula, from the Greek for "furry tailed" and the Latin for "little fox", previously in the genus Phalangista) is a nocturnal, semi-arboreal marsupial of the family Phalangeridae, it is native to Australia, and the second largest of the possums.

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  1. (c) Nick Lambert, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/30740653
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trichosurus_vulpecula

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