Black-shouldered opossum

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Black-shouldered opossum

Order : Didelphimorphia
Family : Didelphidae
Subfamily : Caluromyinae
Species : Caluromysiops irrupta

 

Keywords: black , white , tail , stripe , prehensile tail

The Black-shouldered opossum is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the blackshouldered opossum
A young / baby of a blackshouldered opossum is called a 'joey'. The females are called 'jill' and males 'jack'.
Countries
Brazil and Peru
Black-shouldered opossum habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Moist Lowland
Some facts about the
Black-shouldered opossum

Adult weight : 0.25 kg (0.55 lbs)

Litter size : 2

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