Since their introduction to New Zealand, possums have flourished in bush and scrub habitats. Each night they eat their way through thousands of tonnes of native vegetation. Watch a video clip of one possum feeding in a native forest.
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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Introduced Animals of New Zealand. National Film Unit, 1960
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