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Order Didelphimorphia

Family Didelphidae

Scientific Name

Monodelphis kunsi

Thumbnail Description

The young opossums are referred to as ‘joeys’.

Size and Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 103 and 147 mm

WEIGHT: 7.5 and 30 grams

Habitat

Forested, wooded areas; altitude 200 m

Distribution

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay

Diet

Insectivorous

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Gender Names

Jill (females) Jack (males)

Predators

Carnivores, reptiles, predatory birds

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Nocturnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern