Red-legged short-tailed opossum

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Red-legged short-tailed opossum

Order : Didelphimorphia
Family : Didelphidae
Subfamily : Didelphinae
Species : Monodelphis brevicaudata

 

Keywords: red

The Red-legged short-tailed 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 redlegged shorttailed opossum
A young / baby of a redlegged shorttailed opossum is called a 'joey'. The females are called 'jill' and males 'jack'.
Some facts about the
Short bare-tailed opossum

Adult weight : 0.09 kg (0.198 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 4 years

Female maturity :180 days

Male maturity : 180 days

Litter size : 7

Litters per year : 2

Body mass : 0.092 kg (0.2024 lbs)

Temperature : 33.85 °C (92.93 °F)

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