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Order Didelphimorphia

Family Didelphidae

Scientific Name

Gracilinanus marica

Thumbnail Description

They typically only come together for breeding

Size and Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 230 mm

TAIL: 130 mm

Newborns:

WEIGHT: 8 – 10 g

Habitat

Subtropical, tropical moist lowland forests, deciduous forests; elevation 4,000 m

Distribution

Venezuela, Columbia

Diet

Beetles, ants, wasps

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

Least Concern