Short-furred woolly mouse opossum

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Short-furred woolly mouse opossum

Order : Didelphimorphia
Family : Didelphidae
Subfamily : Didelphinae
Species : Micoureus regina


The Short-furred woolly 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 shortfurred woolly mouse opossum
A young / baby of a shortfurred woolly mouse opossum is called a 'joey'. The females are called 'jill' and males 'jack'.
Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

Facts about the short-furred woolly mouse opossum

Micoureus regina (Thomas, 1898) The Short-furred Woolly Mouse Opossum (Micoureus regina) is a South American marsupial of the family Didelphidae. (Wiki)

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