About the listing
Common Brushtail Possums live in tree hollows or build a nest in rainforests, eucalypt forests and areas that have dense foliage near a water source. They can be heard and frond all along the 12 Apostles Coast and Hinterland, even in your own backyard or ceiling!
- Their tail is prehensile.
- The Common Brushtail Possum has a naked patch on the underside of its tail that helps it grip branches.
- The Common Brushtail Possum hisses.
- They have an average life span between 6-7 years.
- Common predators include cars and dogs in urban areas, and dingoes, snakes and foxes.
- To report injured wildlife call 03 8400 7300.