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Order Didelphimorphia

Family Didelphidae

Scientific Name

Philander frenatus

Thumbnail Description

They have the ability to jump up to 60 cm

Size and Weight

Adults:

TOTAL LENGTH: 230 – 620 mm

WEIGHT: 120 – 230 g

TAIL: 170 – 320 mm

Habitat

Lowland evergreen rainforests

Distribution

Southeastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay, Argentina

Diet

Fruits (29-81%), small vertebrates (20-57%), invertebrates (94-100%)

Reproduction

5.4

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

2.5 years (wild) 3.5 years (captivity)

Predators

Wild mustelids, foxes, large owls, snakes

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Clicking, hissing, squeaking

Behavior

Nocturnal, solitary

Conservation Status

Least Concern