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    • Didelphimorphia

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Recent observations

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

brittany22bm

Date

April 13, 2014 12:48 AM EDT

Description

I found this guy while leaving my neighborhood. It's not a good picture, due to the lighting but it was the best I could do.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tlacuache norteño (Didelphis virginiana) Didelphis virginiana

Observer

carlos2

Date

June 14, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

mikaelb

Date

April 15, 2014 12:35 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Opossum Didelphis marsupialis

Observer

john11

Date

March 5, 2000

Photos / Sounds

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What

virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

primalux

Date

April 15, 2014

Description

Saw this one walking home from the beach after checking out the eclipse

Photos / Sounds

What

virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

primalux

Date

April 12, 2014

Description

Rescued this baby walking home from work the other day. He was all white but not albino (had dark blue eyes) and about 5 inches from nose to base of tail. Brought him to a rescuer in Oakland. I see all white adults on the island often but she said he was the first all white opossum she'd seen.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jaykeller

Date

April 13, 2014 09:16 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

fabflockfinder

Date

April 13, 2014 06:53 AM PDT

Description

Road kill

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

alancrowe

Date

April 6, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jwhittle

Date

April 9, 2014 12:13 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

mperdicas

Date

April 3, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

bouteloua

Date

April 8, 2014 12:12 PM CDT

Description

Roadkill

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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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