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Virginia opossum - Wikipedia


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 ...

Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana)


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, ...

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  ...

Virginia opossum | marsupial | Britannica.com


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

Virginia opossum: Minnesota DNR


Virginia Opossum Opossums are related to kangaroos and other marsupials found in Australia. They originally were found only in southeastern U.S., but in ...

Virginia opossum, <b> - 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  ...

Virginia Opossum - Wildlife Home - Ohio Department of Natural ...


Information about and images of the Virginia opossum.

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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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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


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 ...

Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum) - IUCN Red List


The opportunistic denning and feeding habits of the Virginia opossum has led to the success of the species, especially in areas of habitat fragmentation.