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    • オポッサム目
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    • Sarigueias
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    • Opossums
    • American marsupials
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    • Didelphimorphia
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    • Tlacuaches y parientes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

batgirl

Date

July 23, 2015

Description

Baby opossums visiting Dahlem, courtesy of The Critter Man, Paul McCormack.

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

joseph8

Date

August 6, 2015 09:24 PM CDT

Description

Opossum

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

February 23, 2008

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Opossum Didelphis marsupialis

Observer

nallely

Date

July 13, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

griff

Date

June 12, 2015 11:11 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

marknenadov

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

marknenadov

Date

August 1, 2012

Description

Juvenille

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

beartracker

Date

January 23, 2015

Description

Skull

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

January 27, 2015 02:38 PM CST

Place

tepatitlan (Google, OSM)

Description

organismo envenenado y ya seco

Photos / Sounds

What

Gray Mouse Opossum Tlacuatzin canescens

Observer

magazhu

Date

August 19, 2015

Description

NOTA - Encontré a una hembra con crías en el mismo lugar que la observación citada abajo (mi calentador de agua), por lo que supongo que es el mismo individuo. La cría de la foto se separó de la madre al "mudarlas de casa".
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NOTE - I found a female with young ones in the same place as the observation mentioned below (my water heater), and therefore I assume it's the same individual. The baby in the photo separated from the mother as I was moving them to a "new home".

http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/1585412

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

runshigleyrun

Date

July 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

adrianj

Date

August 17, 2015

Description

Hanging out in the backyard.

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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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