Monday, April 22, 2013

Free Pass Fridays Answer: April 19

The Opossum (Didelphis virginiana) has a prehensile tail as well as opposable thumbs that they use to grip branches. Opossums are also know for playing dead when threatened. Most predators do not eat prey that is already dead. To learn more about opossums, visit the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences's digital database.

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