Leadbeater's possum

/ˌlɛdbitəz ˈpɒsəm/ (say .ledbeetuhz 'posuhm)

noun
a small arboreal possum, Gymnobelideus leadbeateri, that lives in tree hollows, found in south-eastern Australia; fairy possum.
{named after John Leadbeater, c. 1832–88, Australian taxidermist}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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