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This large gliding possum inhabits the tall eucalypts on Sportsman Creek wildlife refuge. They can cover up to 100 metres in a single glide. Classified as a Threatened species and mammal for Conservation Concern. They occur in family groups of 2 or more and nest in tree hollows where they build substantial, spherical nests of eucalyptus leaves.

References;  N.P.W.S.  Threatened Species of the Upper North Coast of N.S.W.

Image Credit;  R. Whitford.

One Response to Yellow-bellied Glider (Petaurus australis).

  • Simone Haigh says:

    Hi,
    This is a fantastic looking website. I am doing some species snapshots for a wetland plan of management in the Hunter and I was wondering if I might be able to use this excellent photo of the yellow bellied glider?
    Thanks,
    Simone

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