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Hello Janszoon, I was wondering how much vegetation do possums consume daily, what type of horrible things do they do to effect the environment, and how many native birds do they kill each year.
Hi, possums are big eaters. In one year a possum will eat 20 shopping bags of vegetation, leaves and fruit. When you think that there are about 30 million possums in New Zealand that is a lot of forest disappearing every night.