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    • 주머니쥐목
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    • Opossums
    • American marsupials
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    • Didelphimorphia
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    • オポッサム目
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    • Tlacuaches y parientes
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    • Opossuns
    • Gambás
    • Marsupiais americanos
    • Sarigueias

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Recent observations

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

bookworm91

Date

December 5, 2016 09:09 PM PST

Description

Didelophimorphia

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

carrillomatt

Date

October 27, 2016 04:29 PM PDT

Description

Unfortunately, I found this opossum peacefully deceased. I figured it would be okay to post due to how it is not vulgar.

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Date

November 30, 2016 07:05 PM PST

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jen242

Date

December 2, 2015 01:09 AM CST

Description

0109:120215:36F:NILLES1 :6

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jen242

Date

December 1, 2015 11:10 PM CST

Description

2310:120115:43F:NILLES1 :5

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

jen242

Date

November 28, 2015 06:37 AM CST

Description

0637:112815:61F:NILLES1 :5

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

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gonzalezii

Date

December 4, 2016 04:07 PM CST

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

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rehb

Date

December 3, 2016 01:45 AM CST

Description

Trail Camera photo

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

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sk0743780

Date

September 12, 2016 09:02 AM CDT

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White-eared Opossum Didelphis albiventris

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danielpaiz

Date

December 3, 2016 02:03 PM AST

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

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direbecca

Date

November 13, 2016 08:57 PM PST

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

lauren416

Date

October 28, 2016 05:28 PM PDT
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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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