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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

flockfinder

Date

May 16, 2016 09:59 AM PDT

Description

Head in den and den situation.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

steveo54

Date

April 28, 2016 08:51 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jpsincage

Date

February 13, 2016 02:56 PM EST

Description

Virginia opossum

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Opossums Family Didelphidae

Date

May 29, 2016 03:46 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

May 3, 2016 01:22 PM CDT

Place

cbtis 165 (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

cholzapfel

Date

May 13, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jonahevans

Date

May 28, 2016 08:44 AM CDT

Description

Tiny baby

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

cchapman

Date

May 27, 2016 10:26 PM EDT

Description

Tail end of the animal pictured. Making a slow retreat.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

conuropsis

Date

September 7, 1980

Description

Live trapped in my yard.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

bogman50

Date

May 24, 2016 06:01 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

lburto

Date

May 21, 2016

Description

CyberTracker Track and Sign Specialist evaluation in central Texas, May 21-22, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

lburto

Date

May 22, 2016

Description

CyberTracker Track and Sign Specialist evaluation in central Texas, May 21-22, 2016

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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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