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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.

Virginia Opossum - Didelphis virginiana - NatureWorks


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 - BioKIDS - University of Michigan


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 ...

Opossums, Opossum Pictures, Opossum Facts - National Geographic


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 only ...

Virginia Opossum - Sea World


DESCRIPTION: The Virginia opossum is gray or black with white-tipped guard hairs and a long, pointed snout. The tail slightly prehensile (grasping) and mostly  ...

General Information | Opossum Society of the United States


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  ...

North American Mammal - Virginia opossum | Natural History ...


Opossums are the only marsupials (pouched mammals) native to the United States.

North American Mammals: Didelphis virginiana - Smithsonian


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 ...

Virginia Opossum - eNature


Breeding For a mammal of its size, opossums have remarkable reproductive potential and very high turnover in their population. Females typically have one litter ...

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May 26, 2009 ... Transcript: "The Virginia Opossum also known as the North American Opossum is the only marsupial in North America. Marsupials have ...
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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 have ...

Virginia opossum | marsupial | Britannica.com


Mar 9, 2016 ... Didelphis virginiana the only marsupial (family Didelphidae, subfamily Didelphinae) found north of Mexico. The Virginia opossum occurs from ...

Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum) - IUCN Red List


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 ...