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Possum may refer to:


  • Phalangeriformes, or possums, any of a number of arboreal marsupial species native to Australia, New Guinea, and Sulawesi
    • Common brushtail possum (Trichosurus vulpecula), a common possum in Australian urban areas, invasive in New Zealand
    • Common ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus peregrinus), also common in Australian urban areas, absent from New Zealand
    • Phalangeridae (possums and cuscuses), a family of marsupials native to Australia and New Guinea containing most of the species referred to as "possums" in Australia
  • Opossum, or possum, an order (Didelphimorphia) of marsupials native to the Americas

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  • POSSUM or Patient Operated Selector Mechanism, communications device for people with disabilities

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