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  • Korean
    • 주머니쥐목
  • English
    • Opossums
    • American marsupials
  • Scientific Names
    • Didelphimorphia
  • Japanese
    • オポッサム目
  • Spanish
    • Tlacuaches y parientes
  • Portuguese
    • Opossuns
    • Gambás
    • Marsupiais americanos
    • Sarigueias

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

reynoldsj13

Date

July 30, 2016 10:10 PM EDT

Description

Climbing and feeding on our grape vine! Great wildlife moment.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

picklepastures

Date

July 28, 2016 12:33 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

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asl5120

Date

July 29, 2016 12:40 PM CDT

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What

Gray Four-eyed Opossum Philander opossum

Observer

niz

Date

July 9, 2012 07:28 PM CDT

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

ingyl_13_mazatl

Date

July 25, 2016 10:24 AM CDT

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

ingyl_13_mazatl

Date

July 25, 2016 10:23 AM CDT

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

lfelliott

Date

May 30, 2016 11:00 PM CDT

Description

P12_T_TIME=1651,FG=114688000,FT=-35127296,NIR=0,GM=0,CDS = 2,CT=1,EV=128,TY=45,PY=92,DY=92,GB=0x35,NY=128,AE(0,160,80,160,320),1

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

lfelliott

Date

July 2, 2016 02:37 AM CDT

Description

P12_T_TIME=1751,FG=81920000,FT=-1966276608,NIR=0,GM=0,CDS = 2,CT=1,EV=128,TY=38,PY=92,DY=85,GB=0x20,NY=128,AE(0,320,80,160,320),

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

allopatry

Date

July 28, 2016 09:54 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Blurry photo, sorry. Largish opossum scurrying around campus at night.

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jerry16

Date

September 11, 2015 08:10 PM CDT

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What

Robinson's Mouse Opossum Marmosa robinsoni

Observer

ar_maclaren

Date

July 23, 2016 08:40 PM COT

Description

Poor photo, taken with iPhone 6s through binoculars. Spotted in canopy munching down on a large rhinoceros beetle.

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

natureinla

Date

July 21, 2016 12:20 PM PDT

Description

Observation and photo taken by Gianni Castanon via email #natureinla

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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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