The Australian Opossum skins are available in limited quantities. They are fully furred and may have tails, but do not have feet. The trading post quality are #1 and #2 skins from New Zealand. The Australian Opossum have a softer, fuzzier hair than the North American Opossum.
Sizes may vary slightly. One skins is measured to be 56 cm long by 21 cm wide, weighing 100 grams.
||Australian Opossum Skins:Trading Post:Mauve
Genus and species: Trichosurus vulpecula. Wild.
Australian opossums are not endangered and are not subject to CITES controls.
Australian opossum were transplanted to New Zealand and have become a royal pest. They are not endangered at all and are considered to be a nuisance in New Zealand.
Product of USA, Tanned in Canada