The opossums are marsupials of the order Didelphimorphia. Usually divided into 1 family with 3 subfamilies, the order includes over 60 species. Most of these live in Central and South America, with the exception of the Virginia opossum.
The word "opossum" is borrowed from the Virginia Algonquian (Powhatan)
language, and was first recorded between 1607 and ..... New York: Facts on File.
Short list of facts about the only native North American marsupial, the Virginia
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Opossums are medium sized animals with pouch. They are the only marsupials
that live in North America and Canada. They also live in Australia. Opossums ...
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Virginia Opossums are medium-sized mammals, about the size of a large
housecat. They have whitish-gray fur, but sometimes can be blackish-gray. They