The Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana), commonly known as the North
American opossum, is the only marsupial found in North America north of Mexico.
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 ...
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 ...
There are more than 60 different species of opossum, which are often called
possums. The most notable is the Virginia opossum or common opossum—the
The opportunistic denning and feeding habits of the Virginia opossum has led to
the success of the species, especially in areas of habitat fragmentation.
Nov 9, 2016 ... Didelphis virginiana the only marsupial (family Didelphidae, subfamily
Didelphinae) found north of Mexico. The Virginia opossum occurs from ...
Like kangaroos and koalas, infant opossums stay inside the mother's pouch to
nurse and ... Virginiana refers to the state of Virginia where the opossum was first
May 26, 2009 ... Transcript: "The Virginia Opossum also known as the North American Opossum
is the only marsupial in North America. Marsupials have ...
Opossums are the only marsupials (pouched mammals) native to the United
Opossums den in hollow logs, tree cavities, rock piles, old nests and burrows,
and under decks and buildings. (stevehdc, Flickr). The Virginia opossum is a gray