Common opossum
Conservation status
Current conservation status image
Scientific classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order ???
Family ???
Genus Didelphis
Species D. marsupialis
Binomial name
Didelphis marsupialis

Apperance Edit

The common opossum has black fur with a white face and snout. Like most mammals, its eyes are black and beady. It has a long, pink tail that it uses to cling to trees. It has black wiskers and a large pink nose.

Habitat Edit

The common opossum lives in trees in Deciduous Forests in North America.

Time of Daily Activity Edit

The common opossum is Nocturnal.

Special Features Edit

  • Long pink tail that helps it cling to trees
  • Claws to increase grip
  • Being in the Marsupials group

Diet Edit

The common opossum feeds on mostly berries.

Common Opossums In Fiction Edit

  • The opossums from Over The Hedge. One is an adult male and the other is a young female.