Robinson's mouse opossum

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Robinson's mouse opossum

Order : Didelphimorphia
Family : Didelphidae
Subfamily : Didelphinae
Species : Marmosa robinsoni


Keywords: prehensile tail

The Robinson's mouse 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 Robinson
A young / baby of a Robinson is called a 'joey'. The females are called 'jill' and males 'jack'.
Some facts about the
Robinson's mouse opossum

Adult weight : 0.075 kg (0.165 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 5 years

Female maturity :279 days

Male maturity : 365 days

Gestation : 14 days

Weaning : 68 days

Litter size : 10

Interval between litters : 134 days

Weight at weaning : 0.011 kg (0.0242 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.122 kg (0.2684 lbs)

Temperature : 33.85 °C (92.93 °F)

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