Cuscuses and Brush-tailed Possums

Phalangeridae

Common Brush-tailed Possum

Trichosurus vulpecula 600-950 mm TL, including tail 250-400mm (Common Brushtail Possum; Northern Brushtail Possum; Brushtail Possum; Silvery-grey Possum; Koomal) What does it look like? Usually silvery-grey above and pale grey or white below, but occasionally entirely blackish or rich orange. Males have dark orange wash on chest from scent marking. Tail prehensile and normally bushy, but...