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possum

a member of the family Phalangeridae, of marsupials. Insectivorous and frugiferous these squirrel-like animals have a beautiful dense fur and a prehensile tail. There are a number of species including brush-tailed possum (Trichosurus spp.), ring-tailed possum (Pseudochirus spp.), phalangers or gliding possums (Petaurus spp.).
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The only way to save the possums is to stop their not-so-friendly feline friends from their night prowls.
Blossom Possum is based on the traditional tale Henny Penny.
Therefore, you can enjoy possum during those months when the season on trout or snook, or doves or ducks, is closed.
If this can be done at Possum Kingdom, it can be done anywhere," he added.
In contrast, a burnt forest that is not salvage logged will develop a complex structure composed of young regenerating trees plus living and/ or dead trees remaining from the previous stand--ideal habitat for species such as Leadbeater's possum.
Al Thomas of Heber Springs was practicing law in Little Rock when he and some friends in 2000 organized the first Possum Classic, named in honor of a fraternity party.
Among field biologists, the white possum is famously easy to detect.
Martin is not satisfied with the miracle that's occurred in tiny Possum Trot.
Follow my beauty regime possums and you'll never be cosmetically challenged
The possum was described as "one of the world's smallest marsupials".
The hours-old brushtail possum was taken from its mother's pouch by the Sydney Wildlife team soon after its brush with death on the busy suburban roadside.