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    • Opossums
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Recent observations

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What

Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana) Didelphis virginiana

Observer

dkocurek

Date

April 24, 2015 07:41 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

rodolfojuliani

Date

April 17, 2015 12:29 PM EDT

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Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

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necrophila

Date

April 22, 2015 05:00 PM EDT

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Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

thesonoranman

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Virginia Opossum

April 18th, 2015
Sweetwater Wetlands

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

mikaelb

Date

April 23, 2015 05:07 PM CDT

Description

Right front and right hind tracks.

Photos / Sounds

What

opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

speiden

Date

April 21, 2015 05:24 PM EDT

Description

tracks of right front and hind feet

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

speiden

Date

April 22, 2015 06:18 PM EDT

Description

tracks of both left feet

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Square

What

Opossums (Didelphimorphia) Order Didelphimorphia

Observer

haleydittmar

Date

April 24, 2015 04:53 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

These are two baby opossums that are about 10 weeks old. We found eight of them in my backyard, the mom got hit by a car so we are nursing them until they're old enough to be released. Species: Didelphimorphia; Class: Marsupial

Photos / Sounds

What

virginia opossom Didelphis virginiana

Observer

zooga1961

Date

April 22, 2015

Description

Road kill 4th road killed opossum this year

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No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jonibaum

Date

April 22, 2015 09:27 AM EDT

Description

Fresh roadkill

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

crgillette

Date

April 21, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

cwarren

Date

March 30, 2015 02:43 AM PDT

Description

On the fence in my backyard in Highland Park.

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Description from Wikipedia

Opossums (colloquially possums) (Didelphimorphia, /daɪˌdɛlfɨˈmɔrfiə/) make up the largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, including 103 or more species in 19 genera. They are also commonly called possums, though that term technically refers to Australian fauna of the suborder Phalangeriformes. The Virginia opossum was the first animal to be named an opossum; usage of the name was published in 1610. The word opossum was borrowed from the Virginia Algonquian (Powhatan) language in the form...

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