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Brushtail possum, Trichosurus vulpecula, NC2009.30

Physical Description

Brushtail possum mounted in a standing position on a piece of driftwood, with its tail hanging down and slightly curled at the end, and its head facing forward.


Purchased especially for Search Centre Otago Museum

Field Collection

Collected especially to be mounted for us, presumably in the local (Sth Canterbury) area but not known.


Taxidermist: G. D. O'Rourke & Sons (Taxidermists) Ltd.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 500 x 700 x 270mm

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