BUFF-BELLIED FAT-TAILEDOrder Didelphimorphia

Family Didelphidae

Scientific Name

Thylamys venustus

Size and Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 84 to 110 mm (average 96 mm)

TAIL: 111 to 138 mm (average 126 mm).

Habitat

Humid forests; altitude 350 – 4,000 m

Distribution

Northern Argentina, southern Brazil

Diet

Small vertebrates, leaves, fruit, seeds, carrion

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Solitary, nocturnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern