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October baby possum discovers pineapple (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Trichosurus vulpecula Common Brushtail Possum

Natural Sciences National Museum, Madrid, Spain

Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Common Brush-tailed Possum - Trichosurus vulpecula [more of this species]

   

Date: April 18, 2006

Location: Melbourne [more at this location]

Country: Australia

 

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Male 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

Carrying an even smaller one in her pouch

Stealing the birds breakfast

The chair holds up the rotting rail

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...

These was possum poo at several spots across the swing bridge at the start of the Nina Valley track. The possums must be using the bridge to cross the river.

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

not very graceful but she forgives me

Mother possum with newly emerged baby (Trichosurus vulpecula)

Followed by a carrot

with it's grippy prehensile tail.

First night out on Mummy's back

Common Brushtail Possums (Trichosurus vulpecula)

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

Father and Son (Trichosurus vulpecula)

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

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

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

Common Brushtail Possums (Trichosurus vulpecula)

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

These was possum poo at several spots across the swing bridge at the start of the Nina Valley track. The possums must be using the bridge to cross the river.

Common Brushtail Possum with a Blood Plum

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