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Possum protection under investigation

November 2, 2012, The Age , Tom Arup The federal government is reviewing whether Victoria breached a national forestry deal by not properly protecting Leadbeater’s possum, the state’s endangered faunal emblem, from logging. In a letter to federal independent MP Tony...

A new home for you, possums

THE last three known remaining Leadbeater’s possums from the Lake Mountain colony have been rescued following concern for their survival. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/ipad/a-new-home-for-you-possums/story-fn6bfkm6-1226273123396 State Wide From: Herald Sun...

Leadbeater’s possum on the brink of extinction

http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/leadbeaters-possum-on-the-brink.htm TIME IS RUNNING OUT for the once thought extinct Leadbeater’s possum (gymnobelideus leadbeateri). The possum, named after taxidermist John Leadbeater, was first declared extinct...