Kōrero: Possums

Albino possum (2 o 2)

Albino possum

Very rarely an albino possum is caught by a trapper. This one was captured in 1967 above Whitemans Valley, near Wellington.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1962/2312

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Possums - Possums in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16883/albino-possum (accessed 23 September 2019)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 24 Nov 2008, updated 1 Jul 2015