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BRUSH-TAILED POSSUM

Trichosurus vulpecula

Diet
Group Name
Distribution & Habitat
Herbivore:
Brush Tailed possums are often classified as folivores eating mainly leaves, shoots and roots however it is opportunistic and will also eat a number of different things including small mammals and chicks, eggs and invertebrates
A Passel
Distribution:
Australia & Tasmania native. New Zealand invasive
Habitat:
Forest & Savannah
Fun Fact
Possums only have to endure pregnancy for between 16 – 18 days before giving birth to a single joey

Under the current Government roadmap we are planning on reopening the week commencing the 12th of April for Zoo Tours and Meerkat Encounters. All other activities will resume from the 17th of May.

From the 12th - 18th of April we will have roadworks going on along the main drive. Please enter using the Honey Lane entrance if you have booked a date during that period. For directions click here.