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Order Didelphimorphia

Family Didelphidae

Scientific Name

Didelphis marsupialis

Other Names

Southern opossum, black-eared opossum, gambá

Thumbnail Description

They have a broad ability to adapt to environmental changes

Size and Weight

Adults:

LENGTH: 20 inches

WEIGHT: 3 pounds

Habitat

Subtropical forests; altitude 2,200 m

Distribution

South Pacific Ocean, Peru

Diet

Small insects, small animals, fruits, vegetables, carrion

Reproduction

5 – 9

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

2.5 years

Baby Name

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Clicking

Behavior

Nocturnal, solitary

Conservation Status

Least Concern