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Order Didelphimorphia

Family Didelphidae

Scientific Name

Gracilinanus agilis

Thumbnail Description

Adapted for an arboreal lifestyle

Size and Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 212 mm

WEIGHT: 13 – 21 g

TAIL: 123 mm

Newborns:

WEIGHT: 8 – 10 g

Habitat

Evergreen, gallery forests

Distribution

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay

Diet

Beetles, ants, wasps, fruits, Melastomataceae albicans, M. cuspidate, M. ferruginata, M. pepericarpa, M. pohliana, Ossaea congestiflora
Reproduction

12

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

6 years

Baby Name

Unknown

Predators

Crab-eating foxes, oncillas, maned wolves, margays, white-tailed hawks

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Hissing, growling, screeching

Behavior

Nocturnal, solitary

Conservation Status

Least Concern