Gray four-eyed opossum

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Gray four-eyed opossum

Order : Didelphimorphia
Family : Didelphidae
Subfamily : Didelphinae
Species : Philander opossum

 

Keywords: gray , white , tail , black

The Gray 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 gray foureyed opossum
A young / baby of a gray foureyed opossum is called a 'joey'. The females are called 'jill' and males 'jack'.
Countries
Argentina, Mexico and Paraguay
Some facts about the
Gray four-eyed opossum

Adult weight : 0.45 kg (0.99 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 4 years

Female maturity :450 days

Weaning : 82 days

Litter size : 5

Interval between litters : 106 days

Weight at weaning : 0.11 kg (0.242 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 2 W

Body mass : 0.751 kg (1.6522 lbs)

Temperature : 35.85 °C (96.53 °F)

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