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By Jake. The Opossum. Opossum Description. Length-Size of a house cat Weight- between 4 and 12 pounds Coloring – black and white S pecial features- long pink nose, long scaly tail, and no fur on it’s ears. . Opossum and their young. G estation period- 13 days An Opossum is born live.

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By jake

By Jake

The Opossum


Opossum description
Opossum Description

  • Length-Size of a house cat

  • Weight- between 4 and 12 pounds

  • Coloring – black and white

  • Special features- long pink nose, long scaly tail, and no fur on it’s ears.


Opossum and their young
Opossum and their young

  • Gestation period- 13 days

  • An Opossum is born live.

  • Number of offspring- 2 liters every year and up 18 young.

    • The Opossum is the only marsupial in North America.


The opossum is a
The Opossum is a

  • Omnivore

  • Mammal

  • Warm blooded

  • Marsupial


An opossum s habitat
AnOpossum's Habitat

  • Biome-

    • Rainfall-

    • Elevation- 3,000 ft

    • Plants in the biome

      • Grasses

      • Fruit

    • Other animals in the biome

      • Coyote

      • Dog

  • Distribution Map


An opossum s adaptations
An Opossum's Adaptations

  • A opossum is adapted for eat garbage

  • A opossum is adapted for protecting itself from other animals by 50 sharp teeth and claws.

  • A opossum maintains its body temperature by its fur.


Interesting facts
Interesting Facts

  • Opossum.

  • Opossum have 50 sharp teeth

  • Opossum play dead.