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The chair is a temporary measure to hold up the rotting hand rail on the balcony.

Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) near Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. Photographed on 27 February 2006.

Trichosurus vulpecula Common Brushtail Possum

Natural Sciences National Museum, Madrid, Spain

October baby possum discovers pineapple (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Two mothers, two sons, one uncle, one nephew, one grandmother, one grandson, one daughter, one sister and one brother and if they get together there's a lot of hissing and barking noises... (yes there are only 4 possums in the shot and none of the above are missing... lucky the fathers didn't show up or I'd be really confused)

One of the boy babies went to great lengths to get my attention for a carrot

Showing the milk vending machine, now located outside the old residence

Hanging upside down by only the front feet in the pouch.

Carrying an even smaller one in her pouch

Stealing the birds breakfast

The chair holds up the rotting rail

Nectarine for the baby

Mum, keeping out of range of baby boy who she is a bit over carrying around at the moment... This is the telescope the moonshots were taken through...

Sitting quietly in our gum tree, a Common Brushtail possum keeping an eye on the plums and figs in the trees hanging over the fence.

- uploaded by ShoZu

with it's grippy prehensile tail.

not very graceful but she forgives me

Mother possum with newly emerged baby (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Followed by a carrot

First night out on Mummy's back

Common Brushtail Possums (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Mother Brushtail Possum with newly emerged baby (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) wanting a handout outside the window at my desk

Trichosurus vulpecula (brushtail possom) trying to get some sleep in a white peppermint hollow, on Mt Direction, Tasmania.

First night she's brought it down to meet me anyway...

Trichosurus vulpecula (Kerr, 1792), Common Brushtail Possum, Aranda, ACT, 2 April 2011

Captive at Taipei Zoo, Taiwan

Captive (ISIS):

60 males, 91 females, 20 unknowns, 23 new births.

Total: 194 individuals

Trichosurus vulpecula (Kerr, 1792), Common Brushtail Possum, Aranda, ACT, 2 April 2011

I saw the new baby through the opening in the pouch but it closed up before I got the camera.

Got a photo with the pouch open! I think that's an elbow.

Mother is focussed on holding a very soft pear