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Author Kerle, Anne.

Title Possums : the brushtails, ringtails and greater glider / Anne Kerle : illustrations by Veronica Saunders
Published Sydney : UNSW Press, 2001
Sydney, N.S.W. : UNSW Press, 2001
©2001

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Description ix, 128 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Australian natural history series
Australian natural history series.
Contents 1. The brushtail and ringtail possums and their relatives -- 2. Possums and people -- 3. Evolution, form and function -- 4. The species of large Australian possums -- 5. Where possums live -- 6. Food and nutrition -- 7. Breeding and life history -- 8. Interactions between possums -- 9. Living with possums
Summary Possums are the most common arboreal mammals in Australia. This book is concerned with the "larger" possums of Australia, those 13 species that belong to the Brushtail and Ringtail families, including the Greater Glider and the Spotted Cuscus
Analysis Acrobates pygmaeus
Acrobatidae
Burramyidae
Diprotodontia
Feathertail glider
Honey-possum
Petauridea
Phalangeridae
Possums
Pseudocheiridae
Pygmy possums
Tarsipedidae
Tarsipes rostratus
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: page 115
Subject Brush-tailed possums.
Gliders (Mammals)
Greater glider.
Phalangeridae.
Marsupials -- Australia.
Opossums.
Pseudocheiridae.
Australia.
Author Saunders, Veronica.
LC no. 2001347410
ISBN 0868404195
Other Titles Brushtails, ringtails, and greater glider