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opossum

Didelphis virginiana

Description:

Virginia Opossum

Notes:

Found wandering around the back yard, and we can only assume it is an orphan. Keeping it warm and hydrated until we can get it to the local rescue. It's adorable.

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2 Comments

flowntheloop
flowntheloop 2 years ago

Adorable!
By the way, your species name should read: Didelphis virginiana . The common name is Virginia Opossum

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 8 years ago

How cute!

Mel Carroll
Spotted by
Mel Carroll

Illinois, USA

Spotted on May 17, 2012
Submitted on May 17, 2012

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