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Virginia Opossum

Didelphis virginiana

Description:

gray animal with white head

Habitat:

chicken yard

Notes:

Opossums raise their young in a pouch, like a kangaroo!

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Virginia Opossum
Didelphis virginiana Virginia opossum - Wikipedia


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2 Comments

Chinchilla
Chinchilla 9 months ago

Didelphis marsupialis occurs in México. Please explain to me your statement that they don't occur in North America. México is part of North America.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon a year ago

Didelphis marsupialis doesn't occur in North America, but they are related to our Virginia Opossums. :-)

Kalen
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Kalen

Eugene, Oregon, United States

Spotted on Jun 15, 2020
Submitted on Jun 15, 2020

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