Gallery description : picture of a possum

The maximum speed it is able to reach is 25km/h (15mph). Possum is a mammal that usually inhabits bushland and rainforest. It has a fur skin type. The diet is omnivore. These mammals usually live 5-8 years. The average weight of the possum is 0.1-14.5kg (0.22-32lbs). Possum which scientific name is phalangeriforme grows 5-120cm (1.9-47in).

Facts about possums
NamePossum
LifestyleSolitary
Average Litter Size2
Size5-120cm (1.9-47in)
Skin TypeFur
PredatorsFox, cat, birds of prey
PhylumChordata
ColourTan, black, brown, white, grey
OrderDiprotodontia
KingdomAnimalia
HabitatBushland and rainforest
Scientific NamePhalangeriforme
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Main PreyInsects, leaves, flowers
GenusPhalangeridae
ClassMammalia
Top Speed25km/h (15mph)
DietOmnivore
FamilyPhalangeriformes
TypeMammal
Life Span5-8 years
Weight0.1-14.5kg (0.22-32lbs)
Image Details
Description Picture of a possum. Possums in Canberra | NowUC
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