Story: Possums

Trapped possum

Trapped possum

This possum has been caught in a leg-hold trap. To avoid catching ground-dwelling birds like kiwi, the trap was placed on a ramp.

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Photograph by P. R. Clerke

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Gerard Hutching, 'Possums - Spread of possums', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16887/trapped-possum (accessed 24 September 2020)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Jul 2015