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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_opossum

The Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana), commonly known as the North American opossum, is the only marsupial found in North America north of Mexico.

www.nhptv.org/natureworks/opossum.htm

The Virginia opossum is North America's only marsupial. A marsupial is an animal with a pouch, like a kangaroo or a koala. The opossum has been around for at ...

animaldiversity.org/accounts/Didelphis_virginiana

Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana) have a wide range throughout Central and North American, which continues to expand. Currently, Virginia opossums ...

www.iucnredlist.org/details/40502/0

Range Description: This species is found in Central America, from Costa Rica to Mexico and in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains, and north into ...

www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/Didelphis_virginiana

Virginia opossums are full-bodied marsupials, with short legs and thick bodies. Their fur is typically grayish, but it may range from a reddish, brownish or even ...

www.nsrl.ttu.edu/tmot1/didevirg.htm

Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana). Photo by John L. Tveten. Description. A mammal about the size of a terrier dog, with long, scaly, prehensile tail; short, ...

www.britannica.com/animal/Virginia-opossum

Didelphis virginiana the only marsupial (family Didelphidae, subfamily Didelphinae) found north of Mexico. The Virginia opossum occurs from southern Canada ...

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  ...

naturalhistory.si.edu/mna/image_info.cfm?species_id=65

The Virginia Opossum, the only marsupial found north of Mexico, is an adaptable omnivore at home on the ground and in the trees. Opossums prefer forested ...

www.havahart.com/opossum-facts

Of the 100+ opossum species in the world, the most common and recognizable in the United States is the Virginia opossum. Below, explore facts about the ...