Opossum (Possum) オポッサム (ポッサム)

080430 Roadkill  ---   I spotted a dead Virginia opossum (possum) in the middle of the road in St. Paul, MN. Sorry for the accident. Opossums are frequently called possums. Possums are well known for their defensive strategies, “Playing Possum”, or playing dead.


ポッサムは、外敵に襲われると死んだまねをすることで有名. Check photos defensive strategies   また、カンガルーのように、パウチがあり、ベービーを育て、運びます。

What are “Roadkills?”
 Quiz / クイズ 55

Live Opossum photos
Check the photo (Left Column, 3rd from the top) Several young hang onto the mother's back for a ride. Aren’t they cute? 三人の米国の女性の意見では、大人のポッサムは、彼らには、キュートに見えないそうです。

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