Big-eared opossum

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Big-eared opossum

Order : Didelphimorphia
Family : Didelphidae
Subfamily : Didelphinae
Species : Didelphis aurita


Keywords: white

The Big-eared opossum, brazilian common 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 bigeared opossum
A young / baby of a bigeared opossum is called a 'joey'. The females are called 'jill' and males 'jack'.
Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay
Some facts about the
Azara's opossum

Adult weight : 0.85 kg (1.87 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 4 years

Female maturity :170 days

Weaning : 100 days

Litter size : 6

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