Baby opossums visiting Dahlem, courtesy of The Critter Man, Paul McCormack.
organismo envenenado y ya seco
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".
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".
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...