Common Ringtail Possum ©www.pbase.com
Common Ringtail Possum ©www.pbase.com

Order Diprotodontia

Family Pseudocheiridae

Scientific Name

Pseudocheirus peregrinus

Thumbnail Description

Common ringtail possums are nocturnal and are well adapted to arboreal life

Size and Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 30 – 35 cm

WEIGHT: 550 and 1100 g

Habitat

Dense brush, eucalyptus forests

Distribution

Southwestern Australia, Tasmania

Diet

Foliage, flowers, fruits

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Home Range

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Nocturnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern