Geographic Range
Geographic Range

Order Didelphimorphia

Family Didelphidae

Scientific Name

Philander mondolfii

Thumbnail Description

It uses three sounds to communicate

Size and Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 503 – 543 mm

WEIGHT: 260 g

TAIL: 265 – 290 mm

Habitat

Scattered trees, lowland, partially flooded, evergreen forests; elevation 50 – 800 m

Distribution

Columbia, Venezuela

Diet

Small mammals, bird’s eggs, reptiles, amphibians, insects, freshwater crustaceans, snails, earthworms, fruits, carrion

Reproduction

1 – 7

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

2.5 years (wild) 3.5 years (captivity)

Predators

Wild mustelids, foxes, large owls, snakes

Speed

Clicking, hissing, squeaking

Sounds

Clicking, hissing, squeaking

Behavior

Nocturnal, solitary

Conservation Status

Least Concern