Archive for April 2013

How I make a ringtail drey

Ringtails are housed in a drey when they are put into an aviary. In time it will become well used and sometimes rather tatty. At the time of release, therefore, make sure that the roof is waterproof either with a further covering of coconut fibre, shadecloth or artificial grass. Ringtails always have a second entrance…

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Ringtail release and a python problem

I have just spent four months caring for six orphaned ringtail possums. These orphaned babies are pretty and a delight to care for even though they require copious amounts of milk throughout the day and night. When they are starting to self-feed they leave their beanies and go into a sheltered aviary where they start…

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