Possums are not dangerous to human but due their nocturnal activities in houses they can be a pest. There are several treatment methods which will help resolve possum Removal Perth problems.
Possums Removal Perth are often common visitors to our parks and gardens. They do reside in eucalypt forests where they feed, mainly on leaves, and live in tree hollows. These are the possums that sometimes move into our homes. Possums adjust easily to their surroundings.
Ringtail Possum- It lives in a variety of habitats and eats a variety of leaves of both native and introduced plants, as well as flowers and fruits.
See Table below to identify your possum
|Possum Removal Perth||Photo||Adult body Length||Features|
|Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecular)||Body length – 32 to 58 cm.Tail length – 24 to 40 cm||Pink nose,Silver-grey to brown, black, red or cream lighter underparts with a brown to black tail.|
|Common Ringtail Possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus)||Body length -30–35 cmTail length – 30-
|Pink nose,Silver-grey to brown or cream lighter underparts with a white tip tail.|
(Gerozisis & Hadlington, 2006, 199)
As possums Removal Perth are nocturnal animals, they sleep in the day and come out at night. They often sleep in our roofs or other building structures. They look for food at night, urinate and make mess inside our roof while they run up and down. This can cause irritation to humans.
During breeding season Brushtails give birth to a single young in autumn or spring which lives in the pouch for 4 – 5 months. After birth they riding on their mother’s back. Unfortunately mortality rate is high once the young Brushtails leave to establish their own homes some are killed on roadsides.
Ringtail possums make a communal nest is made up of an adult female and an adult male and their dependent offspring and immature offspring of the previous year.
The young are first able to vocalise and open their eyes between 90 and 106 days of age. They leave their mother’s pouch at 120–130 days. However, lactation usually continues until 180–220 days after birth but sometimes ends by 145 days. Ringtail Possums Removal Perth of both sexes become sexually mature in the first mating season after their birth.
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