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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opossum

The opossum is a marsupial of the order Didelphimorphia endemic to the Americas. The largest order of marsupials in the Western ...

icwdm.org/handbook/mammals/opossums.asp

Habitats are diverse, ranging from arid to moist, wooded to open fields. Opossums prefer environments near streams or swamps. They take shelter in burrows of ...

www.havahart.com/opossum-facts

Below, explore facts about the Virginia opossum including its habits and how to identify damage. General Facts »; Geography »; Habitat »; Diet »; Behavior ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/group/opossums

There are several dozen different species of opossum, which are often called possums in North America. The most notable is the Virginia opossum or common  ...

www.terrierman.com/lifehabitatpossum.htm

Opossum Life and Habitat. Opossums, or possums, are the smallest and the stupidest of American terrier quarry. A possum will normally weigh between three  ...

www.wildliferescuerehab.com/all-about-opossums.html

Opossums live in or near wooded areas, especially those near water. They are adapted to edge habitats and are often found in urban areas. Opossums do not ...

wdfw.wa.gov/living/opossums.html

Virginia opossums, also known as “possums,” first arrived in Washington in the ... for higher elevations, opossums now occupy most human-occupied habitats in ...

animalcorner.co.uk/animals/opossums

Opossums, generally referred to as 'Didelphimorpias' are small marsupials that are found in Central and Southern America. Opossums have lived in the ...

www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Didelphis_virginiana

These may be under-estimates, as some sources claim Virginia opossums' body weight ranges from 3 to 6 kg. Weights can vary based on the animal's habitat; ...