Cuscus

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For the North African dish, see Couscous.
Cuscus
Cuscus1.jpg
Common spotted cuscus.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Marsupialia
Order: Diprotodontia
Family: Phalangeridae
in part
Genus

Cuscus (/ˈkʌskʌs/) is the common name generally given to the species within the four genera of Australasian possum:

The name is also applied in parts of Indonesia to the Sunda slow loris where people do not distinguish this from the "Kuskus" possums.

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