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Possum hunting
Title : Possum hunting Possum hunting
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Date of creation : 1915
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

W. B. Clark with a brace of possums. The Common Brushtail Possum was once widely hunted in Australia for its pelt but now is a protected species.  It is the most familar of possums in Australia and often cohabits with humans.

Coverage year : 1915
Further reading :

The common brushtail possum in South Australia: seminar proceedings, editors, J.B. Paton ... [et al.] Adelaide, S. Aust.: Fauna Management Coordinating Committee, 1997

Kerle, J. Anne Possums: the brushtails, ringtails and greater glider: illustrations by Veronica Saunders Sydney: UNSW Press, 2001

Dickman, C. R. A fragile balance : the extraordinary story of Australian marsupials, Chicago, Illinois. : University of Chicago Press, 2007

Internet links :
Animals in the Wild : Department for Environment and Heritage website



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