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Recent observations

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

chris_hass

Date

March 27, 2015 08:19 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

naturenut

Date

March 26, 2015

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What

opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

speiden

Date

March 26, 2015 02:39 PM EDT

Description

tracks of both right feet

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No photos or sounds

Observer

adolfoartavia

Date

March 26, 2015 04:24 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

norma6201

Date

March 23, 2015

Description

Possible Opossum spp.
Track & stride length.
Soft sand substrate.

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What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

norma6201

Date

March 23, 2015

Description

Track of probable Opossum on sandy LOS wash.

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What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

norma6201

Date

March 23, 2015

Description

One set of several tracks seen along much of the LOS transect. Appears to be of same animal throughout. Direction of tracks followed both North & South along the LOS Wash and also across it.

Species or "Mexican" sub species is unknown. The substrate was dry & sandy and tracks appeared to be more than one day old. Difficult to accurately access stride and length of stride.
Verification is required as tracks of this animal have been documented over previous transect observations without positive verification.

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

cyric

Date

February 19, 2015 12:48 PM EST

Description

A Virginia Opossum at Sachuest Point NWR.

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What

Virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

mdrearick

Date

March 6, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Opossum (Didelphis marsupialis) Didelphis marsupialis

Observer

yosette

Date

March 24, 2015 12:44 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

dave-barry

Date

March 23, 2015

Description

Road kill.

Photos / Sounds

What

virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

sambiology

Date

March 21, 2015
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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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