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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 ...

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 (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, ...

The Virginia Opossum: Our Only Native Marsupial


ANR-1414. The Virginia. Opossum: Our Only. Native Marsupial. The Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana), also known as possum, is an animal that can.

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


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

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 ...

Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana) - Texas Parks & Wildlife ...


Information about the Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana), a species found in the State of Texas.

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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 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 ...

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  ...