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Short-eared possum
Trichosurus caninus
(OGILBY, 1836)

Photo by: A. Meyer
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:00
Information Source for Taxonomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 5 - Monotremes and Marsupials, 2015
Head-Torso-Length:37 - 45 cm
Tail length:37 - 45 cm
Weight:2,5 - 4,5 kg
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)

Current Holdings • Former Holdings
Australia and Oceania
  Australia (2 Holding(s)):
  • Knowrow (Byron Bay Wildlife Sanctuary) 
  • Woombye (Wildlife HQ - ehemals Queensland Zoo) 
    Holding(s): 2