red mouse opossum
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Order Didelphimorphia

Family Didelphidae

Scientific Name

Marmosa rubra

Thumbnail Description

Vision and hearing are probably important senses

Size and Weight

Adults:

HEAD-BODY-LENGTH: 128 – 200 mm

WEIGHT: 59 – 81 g

Habitat

Lowland tropical forests; altitude 180 – 730 m

Distribution

Southeastern Colombia, eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru

Diet

Fruits, insects

Reproduction

9

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Predators

Snakes, owls, felids

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Nocturnal, solitary

Conservation Status

Data Deficient