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ACTION ALERT: Tell School to STOP "Possum Throwing Contest"! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: possums, native animals, children, respect for animals, new zealand school, protest, possum throwing contest )

- 2800 days ago -
Students from the Colyton School in Manawatu, New Zealand ran around and shot possums and then competed in a carcass tossing contest where they swung possums around by the tail and flung them across the playground. Prizes were also given for the heaviest
Fleshing-Eating Disease Is Killing Possums
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, possums, flesh eating disease, death, endangered, extinction, suffering, protection )

- 3384 days ago -
A DEADLY flesh-eating disease has spread among possums, with the RSPCA getting an average of two infected animals brought in every week. RSPCA wildlife expert Janet Gamble said the disease was found in about one quarter of all possums brought into the
The Problem With 'Eco-Fur'? It's Still Fur
Animals  (tags: possums, New Zealand, fur, killing, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3703 days ago -
Norsk Leather & Fur in Park City, Utah, recently supplemented its displays of beaver and lynx throws with something new: a fur pitched as eco-friendly. The fur comes from the brushtail possum, a marsupial native to Australia that has become a forest-dest
Australian Possum Smashes Record!
Animals  (tags: australian possum, possums, Australia, hibernation, world record )

- 3866 days ago -
A small Australian eastern pygmy possum has smashed the world record for mammal hibernation. The previous record of 320 days was held by a western jumping mouse. But this possum stuffed himself with food and promptly went to sleep for 367 days!

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