Common Ring Tail Possum
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Common in open and closed forests, especially where tall shrub layer is dense and diverse from Cape York to se SA. Nocturnal, feeds on leaves, flowers, fruits. Social occuring in family groups,agile climber.
The white terminal quarter of the tail distinguishes it from the locally more common Common Brush Tail Posum.
A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia, Menkhurst & Night
|Family:||Pseudocheridae (Ringtail Possums & Geater Glider)|
|Information sources:||Photo taken at Eungella by Graham Armstrong|