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Recent observations

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

nicksharp

Date

January 25, 2015 11:03 AM CST

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No photos or sounds

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

January 20, 2015 11:30 AM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

January 20, 2015 10:35 AM CST

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Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

January 18, 2015 03:45 PM CST

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Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

January 16, 2015 11:36 AM CST

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Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

January 13, 2015 02:45 PM CST

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Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

January 19, 2015

Description

Tracks seen in the snow at the confidence course.

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

aekolbeck

Date

January 19, 2015 11:05 AM CST

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

September 14, 2014 11:26 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jim-botany

Date

January 17, 2015 03:15 PM CST

Description

Virginia opossum. May have been the one the City released a few minutes before.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

mrfish33

Date

October 16, 2005

Description

eating my persimmons

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Opossums Family Didelphidae

Observer

tom_anderson

Date

January 16, 2015 11:51 AM EST
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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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