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Australian. any of various phalangers, especially of the genus Trichosurus. Idiom.

Possums is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Possums books and related discussion.

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Cost-effectiveness of different Possum control methods
RI DEM/Fish and Wildlife- Opossums in Rhode Island
possum” when threatened. This display gives the opossum the appearance and smell of a sick or dead animal.
Restraint and Anesthesia of Possums... by P. Holz; B0133.1102
The possums are characterized by having one pair of lower incisors, three pairs of upper pair of sectorial premolars is present in mountain pygmy possums.
Kiwis Against Possums: A Critical Analysis of Anti-Possum Rhetoric
The history of brushtail possums in New Zealand is bleak.
POSSUMS 1. Description of the problem

Suggested News Resources

It's all right possum, you're in good hands
Keepers at Taronga Zoo treat two baby ring-tailed possums with broken arms that were found in their dead mother's pouch. MEASURING just 2cm, the splint attached to the fractured paw of baby ring-tail possum Swiss could be the world's smallest.
Conservationists win injunction
The Department of Sustainability and Environment, responsible for surveying proposed logging sites, has said there was no sign of live possums in the coupe on Sylvia Creek Road, and that it did not meet the legal criteria of prime possum habitat.
Man escapes jail over possum torture
The Magistrates Court in Launceston heard Broomhall and another man stabbed, clubbed and ran over five possums between October and November 2009. They also used improvised explosives to blow up the carcasses.
Court order stops Sylvia Creek logging
It is estimated about 1000 Leadbeater's possum still exist in Victoria. Much of the-then population of possums was wiped out in the Black Saturday fires in February 2009.
'Brush Up Your Broadway' with the Possum Players
GEORGETOWN -- Fresh off successful stagings of "Robin Hood" and "Move Over, Mrs. Markham," Georgetown's Possum Point Players are offering a weekend long refresher course on Broadway musicals. "Brush Up Your Broadway!

Suggested Web Resources

Possum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Opossum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the Eastern Hemisphere marsupial, see possum.
The 'Possum Pages
A family=friendly site all about the North American opossum with facts, humor, links, and photos of opossums.
possum attack - YouTube
Feb 4, 2009 This is a story about one man's struggle against killer possums. His story will amaze you!
National Opossum Society

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