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possum

1. an informal name for opossum
2. Austral. and NZ any of various Australasian arboreal marsupials, such as Trichosurus vulpecula (brush-tailed phalanger), having dense fur and a long tail: family Phalangeridae
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Im encouraged by the forestry industrys willingness to engage in the possums survival indeed they have invested heavily research of the possum to ensure they abide by the terms of their Regional Forestry Agreement.
These include Eastern Grey Kangaroo, Western Grey Kangaroo, Black Wallaby, Koala, Common Brushtail Possum, Eastern Ringtail Possum and Swamp Rat (Yugovic 2015).
Pikachu is not the only possum in Australia that has the unique fur colour; however, such species are rarely found in the wild.
The research was part of a recent collaboration between Project PoSSUM and the Royal Canadian Air Force 15 Wing at Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan.
At first glance, eating a possum seems tantamount to eating a big rat.
After 30 minutes of chipping at the plaster around the possum, it managed to drop back outside and scarper.
To identify potential pathogens in these possum samples, we used an unbiased, high-throughput RNA sequencing approach (RNA-Seq; Epicentre, Madison, WI, USA).
WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS-June 10, 2016-GTX Corp enters into agreement with Possum Ltd for distribution of SmartSole across UK and Ireland
This second of two volumes in the complete collection of poems by American-British writer Eliot (1888-1965) contains the children's book Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, and his only sustained translation, Anabasis, each followed by commentary.
Her latest book, Appleblossom the Possum, is no exception.