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 ...
Breeding For a mammal of its size, opossums have remarkable reproductive
potential and very high turnover in their population. Females typically have one
May 26, 2009 ... Transcript: "The Virginia Opossum also known as the North American Opossum
is the only marsupial in North America. Marsupials have ...
Mar 9, 2016 ... Didelphis virginiana the only marsupial (family Didelphidae, subfamily
Didelphinae) found north of Mexico. The Virginia opossum occurs from ...
COMMON NAME: Virginia opossum, common opossum, possum. KINGDOM:
Animalia. PHYLUM: Chordata. CLASS: Mammalia. ORDER: Didelphimorphia.
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 ...
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
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