Cuscuses and Brush-tailed Possums

Phalangeridae

Common Brush-tailed Possum

Common Brush-tailed Possum

What does it look like? The Common Brush-tailed Possum is 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 can be lightly haired, tapering towards tip, with a section of naked skin on underside. Where does it live? Western and south-western...