Mountain brushtail possum

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Mountain brushtail possum

Order : Diprotodontia
Family : Phalangeridae
Species : Trichosurus caninus

 

The Mountain brushtail possum is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Countries
Australia
Some facts about the
Mountain brush-tailed possum

Adult weight : 3.15 kg (6.93 lbs)

Female maturity :900 days

Gestation : 16 days

Weaning : 255 days

Litter size : 1

Interval between litters : 365 days

Weight at weaning : 0.774 kg (1.7028 lbs)

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Facts about the mountain brushtail possum

Geographic Range Trichosurus caninus is an Australian marsupial that lives in the forests of southeastern Queensland, eastern New South Wales and eastern Victoria. (Full text)

The mountain brushtail possum Trichosurus caninus is really two species, says the Australian Journal of Zoology. (Full text)

The mountain brushtail possum Trichosurus caninus is really two species, says the Australian Journal of Zoology.

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