A good possum is hard to find

Leadbeater’s Possum, Gymnobelideus leadbeateri

Visitor Information

Leadbeater’s Possum: Our State Emblem under Fire is on display in the Melbourne Museum Foyer until April 2011. It features an adult Leadbeater’s Possum mount, a burnt next box from Lake Mountain and a Leadbeater’s nest. The display is accompanied by a short film about the impact the Black Saturday bushfires had on the Leadbeater’s Lake Mountain Habitat.

Further Reading

Dan Harley, “Snow Possum: Project ALPS” in Wildlfe Australia Magazine, Winter 2007, p 32-35

David Lindenmayer, Wildlife and Woodchips, (University of New South Wales Press, 1996)

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