There are 23 known species of possum in Australia. Possums are divided into three major families:
Ringtail possums and Gliders
Brushtail possums and Cuscuses
Pygmy possums and Feathertail Glider
The fine details of the relationships between the possums is still unclear. The Australian possums were named because of their supposed similarity to South American Possums. Tasmania is home to five species of possum:
Core Pest Solutions can remove and relocate any possums that may be interfering with your lifestyle, within conservation guidelines as set out by the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment Tasmania (DPIPWE). We offer electronic surveillance which can assist in reducing the cost of mandatory monitoring of Possum traps.