Growth of opossums (Trichosurus vulpecula) in the Orongorongo Valley, Wellington, New Zealand, 1953-61

The growth of pouch young and juvenile Trichosurus vulpecula to maturity is described, based on animals gin-trapped in 800 ha of indigenous forest in the Orongorongo Valley, near Wellington. Commencing in March 1953 opossums were trapped continuously for

Author R. I. Kean
Year 1975
Secondary title New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Volume 2
Number 4
Pages 435-444