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  • Portuguese
    • Sarigueias
    • Opossuns
    • Marsupiais americanos
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    • Opossums
    • American marsupials
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    • Didelphimorphia
  • Spanish
    • Tlacuaches y parientes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

nanofishology

Date

July 2, 2015 05:15 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

juancruzado

Date

November 26, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Opossum Didelphis marsupialis

Observer

juancruzado

Date

November 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gray Four-eyed Opossum Philander opossum

Observer

juancruzado

Date

November 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

juancruzado

Date

November 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

erendiracanales

Date

the past

Description

Esta observación me gusta mucho. Mi papá era ladrillero y el fabricó estos ladrillos con los que está construida nuestra casa en mi pueblo natal. Siempre he visto esas huellitas y he imaginado al animalito caminando sobre los ladrillos frescos, dejando constancia de su presencia por largo tiempo. Imagino que mi papá no quiso destruir el ladrillo y así lo horneó, conservando involuntariamente la huella de quizá un tlacuache o tacuazi, como se les conoce en mi pueblo.

Photos / Sounds

What

Opossums Order Didelphimorphia

Observer

seanhiggins

Date

May 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jamoreno

Date

April 11, 2015 10:11 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Large American Opossums Genus Didelphis

Observer

phrafa96

Date

June 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

mikeybailey

Date

June 23, 2015 09:15 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

savage

Date

April 20, 2011

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

bzak

Date

June 20, 2015 02:50 PM EDT

Description

Deceased Opossum found on SR 82 near Liberty Park Pond Brook Conservation Area

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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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