Trichosurus vulpecula


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Trichosurus vulpecula

brush-tailed possum, an Australian marsupial; see possum.
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For example, the degree of boldness of individual brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula affected foraging at risky, high-quality food patches and at safe patches when the concentration of PSMs was low (Mella et al.
Department for Environment and Heritage--Threatened Fauna Fact Sheet--Northern and Yorke Region--Common Brushtailed Possum Trichosurus Vulpecula.
8 1 Thylogale billardierii pademelon 1 3 1 Trichosurus vulpecula brushtail possum 5 4.
These data show that it is possible to use operant methods to study possum learning and they add to the very limited information available on the learning abilities of Trichosurus vulpecula - New Zealand's common brushtail possum.
Osteogenesis in two marsupial species, the bandicoot Isoodon macrourus and the possum Trichosurus vulpecula.
The two most common prey species found in pellets were Common Ringtail Possum Pseudocheirus peregrinus, which occurred in 79 of 111 pellets, and Common Brushtail Trichosurus vulpecula, which occurred in 35 of 111 pellets (Table 2).