The Green Ringtail Possum has thick soft greenish fur, with white patches below eyes and ears. Fur has mixture of black, grey, yellow and white giving it a greenish appearance.
Toolah, Striped Ringtail Possum
36cm body, tail 32cm
Lives in dense tropical rainforest. Spends most of its time in trees.
Eats leaves of rainforest trees including figs.
Gives birth to a single young
rainforest of far north Queensland
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
The conservation status in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals is "lower risk/near threatened".
|Common Name:||Green Ringtail Possum|
Relatives in same Genus
Common Ringtail Possum (P. peregrinus)