Opossums are marsupial mammals, have a pointed muzzle, large ears, tail rounded and naked notable for its long, hairless, covered with scaly, prehensile formations. With it fastened to the branches of trees where the females live and keep their young on their backs as they move from one place to another. Its fur is dense, the hind legs have the opposable thumb and the pouch opens forward. They are animals that climb with great agility around the bush, their nocturnal habits and diet, preferably carnivorous.
They inhabit a variety of ecosystems
Spotted on Jun 18, 2011
Submitted on Aug 9, 2011