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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.093
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... The common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula poses a test for managers of urban wildlife because community attitudes towards the species vary widely from those who are prepared to live with it to those who wish it to be controlled as a pest. The New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.007
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... The brushtail possum is common in Sydney's bushland suburbs, where it is often valued and made welcome. However, some suburban residents do not either value or welcome brushtail possums on their properties. This study probed the attitudes of both groups of people towards the animals...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
10.7882/FS.2007.015
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-1-2
... Although the common brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula Kerr is known to occur throughout most of the eastern parts of mainland Australia, it is now most frequently encountered in the urban and suburban areas of the eastern seaboard and major towns and cities of other states, its...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (2): 217–222.
Published: 17 March 2014
... of the Tiger Quoll and the Red Fox on the capture rates of four species of CWR marsupials, the Long-nosed Bandicoot Perameles nasuta , the Southern Brown Bandicoot Isoodon obesulus , the Northern Brown Bandicoot I. macrourus and the Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula . None of these species...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 30 (4): 449–466.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Petauroides volans were recorded less commonly than expected and may have declined in the region. The Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula was particularly abundant. This species and the Common Ringtaii Possum Pseudocheirus peregrinus appeared to maintain their numbers in small (<2 000 ha...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.031
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-8-9
... This chapter discusses the nutritional factors that determine the densities of arboreal folivores - principally the koala, greater glider, common ringtail possum and common brushtail possum - in eucalypt forests. We examine the subject on two scales. The first is a broad approach that relies...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 43–51.
Published: 01 January 2016
... by a Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides and Common Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula during the time owls were active. Corresponding author. Email: matthew.mo@dpi.nsw.gov.au © 2016 Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales 2016 2016 43AustralianZoologist volume 38 (1) Introduction...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2008
10.7882/FS.2008.014
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-2-9
... recorded in suburban bushland on two roads in the north-east of Sydney. The study was conducted over a 36-week period. Eighty four native animals were observed dead on or adjacent to the roads. The predominant species killed were swamp wallabies Wallabia bicolor , brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2004
10.7882/FS.2004.104
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-7-2
... native species includes managing them as urban pests, such as the common brushtail possum whose populations are literally going through the roof. Birds seem ideally suited to an urban lifestyle because they can fly in and out of backyards and remnant bush, but only some species have become the “winners...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 108–118.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Society of New Zealand 31 185 203 Clout, M. and Erickson, K. 2000. Anatomy of a disastrous success. The brushtail possum as an invasive species. Pp. 1-9 in The Brushtail Possum: Biology, Impact and Management of an Introduced Marsupial, edited by T.L. Montague. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 409–413.
Published: 01 September 2018
... red foxes Vulpes vulpes, cats Felis catus, echidnas Tachyglossus aculeatus and common brushtail possums Trichosurus vulpecula inhabit bare- nosed wombat burrows. More recently Thornett et al. (2017) reported the species co-using southern hairy-nosed wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons burrows on Wedge Island...
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Australian Zoologist (2016) 38 (1): 52–58.
Published: 01 January 2016
... sunset. Diurnal searches for roosting owls Platycercus elegans. Pavey et al. (1994) recorded four was undertaken to ascertain their locations for the unsuccessful attacks on a flying-fox Pteropus sp., Common evening observations. On some occasions, observations Brushtail Possum Trichosurus vulpecula...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 464–468.
Published: 01 September 2018
... by an arboreal marsupial, the mountain brushtail possum (Trichosurus cunninghami) International Journal of Wildland Fire 25: 1291-1302. Crane, M., Lindenmayer, D. B. and Cunningham, R. B. 2010. The use of den trees by the squirrel glider (Petaurus norfolcensis) in temperate Australian woodlands. Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 36 (1): 93–102.
Published: 07 September 2012
.... Statistics in Spectroscopy Marsh, K. J., Foley, W. J., Cowling, A. and Wallis, I. R. 2003. Differential susceptibility to Eucalyptus secondary compounds explains feeding by the common ringtail (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) and common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula). Journal of Comparative...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 25 (1): 1–6.
Published: 17 March 2014
.... Fig. 1. A map of Kinchega National Park. Spotlighting using a vehicle mounted lOOW spot- light was carried out along the river at random intervals. This was aimed at locating any remaining populations of brushtail possums (Trichosurus wlpecula) plus water rats (Hydromys chrysogaster). Bat trapping...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 33 (1): 69–99.
Published: 17 March 2014
..., R.A. and Kerle, J.A. 1995. Common Brushtail possum Trichosurus vulpecula. Pp. 273-275 in The Mammals of Australia, edited by R. Strahan. Reed Books, Sydney. The Mammals of Australia 273 275 Hrdina, F. and Gordon, G. 2004. The Koala and Possum Trade in Queensland, 1906-1936. Australian...
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Australian Zoologist (2022) 42 (2): 304–325.
Published: 10 August 2022
..., NSW. % Frequency occurrence % Volume Total number of scats Group Small mammals Medium mammals Large mammals Birds Prey item Bush Rat (Rattus fuscipes) Black Rat (Rattus rattus) Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) Common Ringtail Possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus) Goat (Capra hircus) Swamp...