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Order Didelphimorphia

Family Didelphidae

Scientific Name

Gracilinanus emilae

Thumbnail Description

They are small pouchless marsupials

Size and Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 217 mm

TAIL: 142 mm

Newborns:

WEIGHT: 10 – 14 g

Habitat

Coastal, lowland, Atlantic rainforests, savanna, grasslands

Distribution

Columbia, Peru, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, northeastern Brazil

Diet

Insects, fruits

Reproduction

6 – 14

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

1 – 2 years

Baby Name

Unknown

Predators

White-tailed hawks, crab-eating foxes, oncillas, maned wolves, margays

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Hissing, screeching

Behavior

Nocturnal, solitary

Conservation Status

Data Deficient