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Viginia Opossum

Didelphis virginiana

Description:

The Virginia Opossum is the only marsupial found in North American, north of Mexico. The Virginia Opossum has a surprisingly good relationship with humans, possibly due to being resistant to rabies and rarely transmitting diseases to humans.

Habitat:

Frequently spotted near garbage cans, crossing highways, or playing dead.

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Sean C.
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Sean C.

Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Mar 24, 2011
Submitted on Dec 4, 2013

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