Virginia Opossum

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Because of its ability to adapt to human-altered habitats and its widespread range, the Virginia opossum is listed as “Least Concern” on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Virginia opossums are currently listed as a species of least concern according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

This animal’s ability to adapt to human-altered habitats has made it extremely successful and widespread. Virginia opossums do not merely tolerate human settlements; they flourish and have a greater survival rate near them.

Sources: (Harmon, et al., 2005; Hoffmeister, 2002; McManus, 1974; Pérez-Hernandez, Lew, & Solari, 2016; Siciliano, 2013; Wright, Burt, & Jackson, 2012)
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