Classification
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  • Korean
    • 주머니쥐목
  • English
    • Opossums
    • American marsupials
  • Scientific Names
    • Didelphimorphia
  • Japanese
    • オポッサム目
  • Spanish
    • Tlacuaches y parientes
  • Portuguese
    • Opossuns
    • Gambás
    • Marsupiais americanos
    • Sarigueias

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Recent observations

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

thalhuber

Date

January 16, 2017 11:25 AM CST

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Square

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

eric_keith

Date

January 11, 2017 10:32 PM CST

Description

Game camera

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

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danjohnson77077

Date

January 14, 2017 07:51 PM CST

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Square

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

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danjohnson77077

Date

January 14, 2017 07:34 PM CST

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Square

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

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greglasley

Date

January 14, 2017 09:51 AM CST

Description

Image taken in thick fog and mist.

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Opossums Family Didelphidae

Observer

adolfoartavia

Date

January 11, 2017 12:31 PM CST

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No photos or sounds

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Large American Opossums Genus Didelphis

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adolfoartavia

Date

January 11, 2017 11:56 AM CST

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Common Opossum Didelphis marsupialis

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adolfoartavia

Date

January 11, 2017 11:33 AM CST

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Square

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

cae1

Date

January 14, 2017 11:07 AM PST

Description

Dead at side of road.

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Square

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

miguel51cuellar

Date

September 9, 2016 12:19 AM CDT

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Square

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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

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danjohnson77077

Date

January 12, 2017 08:38 PM CST

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Square

What

Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Observer

macortes

Date

January 11, 2017 03:11 PM CST
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Description from Wikipedia

Opossums (colloquially possums) (Didelphimorphia, /daɪˌdɛlfɨˈmɔrfiə/) make up the largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, including 103 or more species in 19 genera. They are also commonly called possums, though that term technically refers to Australian fauna of the suborder Phalangeriformes. The Virginia opossum was the first animal to be named an opossum; usage of the name was published in 1610. The word opossum was borrowed from the Virginia Algonquian (Powhatan) language in the form...

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