History of the Leadbeater's Possum

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Proclamation in Victorian Government Gazette, March 10 1971

State Faunal Emblem Proclamation Day 1971

Leadbeater’s Possum is the only mammal found only in Victoria and the Helmeted Honeyeater the only bird. On 2nd March 1971 they were proclaimed as Victoria’s first official faunal emblems.