Leadbeater's Possum

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Leadbeater’s Possum


(Gymnobelideus leadbeateri), a mammal of the family Phalangeridae. The body measures approximately 14 cm in length, and the tail approximately 16 cm. The back is gray, and the underparts are yellow. The animal is distributed in Australia, in the southeastern part of the state of Victoria. A nocturnal animal, it inhabits forests. Leadbeater’s possum is extremely rare.

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Metapopulation viability of Lead-better's Possum, Gymnobelideus leadbeateri, in fragmented old-growth forests.