About the listing
Ringtail 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!
- A female possum is called a “Jill,” a male one is called a “Jack,” while young ones are called “Joeys”. A group of these creatures is called a passel.
- The Ringtail Possum is the size of a small cat.
- They live up to 8 years.
- They get their name from their prehensile tail. When they're not using it to hang on to things they keep it curled up like a ring.
- To report injured wildlife call 03 8400 7300.