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 ...
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, ...
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
Nov 9, 2016 ... Didelphis virginiana the only marsupial (family Didelphidae, subfamily
Didelphinae) found north of Mexico. The Virginia opossum occurs from ...
Virginia Opossum Opossums are related to kangaroos and other marsupials
found in Australia. They originally were found only in southeastern U.S., but in ...
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
Information about and images of the Virginia opossum.
May 26, 2009 ... Transcript: "The Virginia Opossum also known as the North American Opossum
is the only marsupial in North America. Marsupials have ...