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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

doodlebug

Date

August 27, 2014

Description

Opossum in tree in back yard...

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

May 27, 2015 07:34 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

May 27, 2015 01:35 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

May 18, 2015 08:53 AM PDT

Description

Sparse residential

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

May 16, 2015 09:53 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tlacuache norteño Didelphis virginiana

Observer

raomoct68

Date

May 18, 2015

Description

Tlacuache

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

phrafa96

Date

February 6, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

asemerdj

Date

May 23, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

zooga1961

Date

May 23, 2015

Description

roadkill observed this morning 7a, on County View road near the Cedar Ridge Preserve. It looks like it was crossing the road to get back to the Preserve when it was hit. Cedar Ridge Preserve runs adjacent to this Road

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tlacuache norteño Didelphis virginiana

Observer

pabloquiniones

Date

May 16, 2015

Description

Marsupial americano.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jonahevans

Date

May 20, 2015 07:54 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jansonjones

Date

April 29, 2015 08:13 AM EDT

Description

Didelphis virginiana, the Virginia opossum; Volusia county, Florida; 29 April 2015. http://phostracks.com.

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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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