Water opossum (Chironectes minimus)

Also known as: Yapock
  
French: Yapock
Spanish: Cuica De Agua, Perrito De Agua, Raposa De Agua, YapĆ³
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderDidelphimorphia
FamilyDidelphidae
GenusChironectes (1)
Top facts

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

Information on the water opossum is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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  1. IUCN Red List (March, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org