The Australian Opossum skins are available in limited quantities. They are fully furred and may tails, but do not have feet. The trading post quality are #1 and #2 skins from New Zealand. We also have a limited number of skins with thinner hair than fashion quality skins. The Australian Opossum have a softer, fuzzier hair than the North American Opossum.
Length (not including tail): 19" (48.5 cm)
Length (trunk of body): 18" (45.5 cm)
Width: 9.5" (24 cm)
Tail: 6" (15 cm)*
*Sizes will vary slightly.
Australian opossum were transplanted to New Zealand and have become a royal pest. They are not endangered at all and are considered to be a nuisance in New Zealand.
A USFWS export permit is required for all shipments outside the USA.