Use of nest trees by the Mountain Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus caninus) (Phalangeridae: Marsupialia). V. Synthesis of studies.
A general synthesis is presented of the key results of a series of studies of den tree use by the mountain brushtail possum (Trichosurus caninus) at Cambarville in the mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans) forests of the central highlands of Victoria, south-eastern Australia. The project produced a range of unexpected results including (1) the number of den trees used, (2) the extent of den sharing, especially among adult males, (3) the overlap in denning ranges of animals, and (4) the...[Show more]
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