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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

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