Argentine Fat-tailed Mouse Opossum ┬ęsisari.blog.rs
Argentine Fat-tailed Mouse Opossum ┬ęsisari.blog.rs

Order Didelphimorphia

Family Didelphidae

Scientific Name

Thylamys sponsorius

Thumbnail Description

They build nests out of grass, hair, feathers, and leaves in rocks, trees, and under shrubs

Size and Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 86 to 119 mm (average 99 mm)

TAIL: 125 to 154 mm

Habitat

Montane, dry forests; altitude 515 and 3750 m

Distribution

Northern Argentina, southern Bolivia

Diet

Vertebrates, leaves, fruit, seeds, carrion

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Predators

Owls, foxes

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Solitary, nocturnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern