What do possums look like?


Possums, or Opossum as they are often referred to, are the size of a small cat with a long rat like tail. It has Gray / Black fur, sharp claws and a pink face. When in danger, it will sometimes lay down and pretend it is dead, that is where the saying 'Playing Possum' comes from.
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Diprotodontia Family: Genus:
Possums are marsupials of the order Diprotodontia, which also includes kangaroos, koalas, wombats and others. Possums are only distantly related to the American opossums of order Didelphimorphia.
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