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    • Opossums
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gray Mouse Opossum Tlacuatzin canescens

Observer

christopher49

Date

April 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

lo2fe1019

Date

June 14, 2016

Description

Esta especie se encontró entre los magueyes.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

lschare

Date

June 28, 2016 02:06 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Opossum Didelphis marsupialis

Observer

conuropsis

Date

August 7, 2002

Description

Seen along the road leading to the center.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Opossums Family Didelphidae

Observer

canastas

Date

June 27, 2016 08:43 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

beartracker

Date

June 25, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

natureinla

Date

May 10, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

"Young Opossum that got stuck trying to get into the chicken coup"
-vanessavobis

Observation and photo taken by @vanessavobis via instagram #natureinla

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Opossum Didelphis marsupialis

Observer

biocis

Date

February 26, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

carlaag

Date

June 26, 2016 04:59 PM CDT

Description

This was a young juvenile.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

loriannkayaker

Date

March 23, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

loriannkayaker

Date

June 4, 2010

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

asl5120

Date

June 26, 2016 12:15 AM EDT
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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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