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Recent observations

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What

virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

laurenmichaud

Date

November 16, 2013

Description

Virginia opossum spotted near family cabin in Huron National Forest near Mikado, Michigan.

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What

Opossums (Order Didelphimorphia) Order Didelphimorphia

Observer

andyk

Date

April 18, 2014 11:27 AM CDT

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What

Tlacuache sureño Didelphis marsupialis

Observer

uma_los_amigos

Date

the past

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What

virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

hydaticus

Date

March 28, 2014

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

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Observer

earevalohuezo

Date

April 20, 2014 05:38 PM CST

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What

Opossums Family Didelphidae

Observer

melodysiron

Date

March 8, 2014

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Observer

earevalohuezo

Date

April 19, 2014 10:47 PM CST

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

nicholaswsharp

Date

April 19, 2014 03:37 PM CDT

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What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

chris_hass

Date

April 17, 2014 10:16 AM MDT

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What

Common Opossum Didelphis marsupialis

Observer

earevalohuezo

Date

April 19, 2014 09:00 AM CST

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Observer

earevalohuezo

Date

April 19, 2014 08:16 AM CST

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Observer

earevalohuezo

Date

April 18, 2014 11:06 PM CST
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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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