Breeding and condition of possums Trichosurus vulpecula in the Orongorongo Valley, near Wellington, New Zealand, 1966-1975

In possum populations studied in the Orongorongo Valley, near Wellington over 1966-75, 99% births occurred in late autumn or early winter (April June); spring births were rare. Yearling females rarely bred and failed to rear pouch-young. Overall about 60%

Author B. D. Bell
Year 1977
Secondary title 1. Symposium on Marsupials in New Zealand
Volume 74
Place published Wellington
Publisher Victoria University
Pages 87-139
Region NZ