Brown four-eyed opossum

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Brown four-eyed opossum

Order : Didelphimorphia
Family : Didelphidae
Subfamily : Didelphinae
Species : Metachirus nudicaudatus


Keywords: brown , pouch , nocturnal , white , tail

The Brown four-eyed opossum is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the brown foureyed opossum
A young / baby of a brown foureyed opossum is called a 'joey'. The females are called 'jill' and males 'jack'.
Some facts about the
Brown four-eyed opossum

Adult weight : 0.44 kg (0.968 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 3 years

Litter size : 5

Interval between litters : 365 days

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.336 kg (0.7392 lbs)

Temperature : 34.85 °C (94.73 °F)

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