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.
Sizes will slightly vary. We measured one skin to be 19" long, not including the tail, the trunk of the body as 18" long, the width 9.5" and the tail 6" long. It weighed 2.4 oz.
||Australian Opossum Skin:Gray:Trading Post Grade
||Australian Opossum Skin:Rusty Brown:Trading Post Grade
||Australian Opossum Skin:Mauve:Trading Post Grade
Genus and Species is Trichosurus vulpecula. Wild.
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.
The Gray and Rusty Brown skins are Product of New
The Mauve skins are Product of New Zealand,
Tanned in Canada