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White-eared Opossum
2007-12-18 15:02:31

The White-eared Opossum (Didelphis albiventris), is a species of opossum from South America. It is found throughout Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela. It is a terrestrial and, sometimes, arboreal animal, and a habitat generalist, living in a wide range of different habitats. It's an omnivorous animal, feeding on invertebrates, small...

Brown Four-eyed Opossum
2006-12-12 12:36:30

The Brown Four-eyed Opossum, Metachirus nudicaudatus, is a pouch less marsupial of the family Didelphidae. It is found in different forested habitats of Central and South America. It is a strongly nocturnal land animal. Its diet varies feeding on fruits, small vertebrates and invertebrates. The Brown Four-eyed Opossum builds nests made of leaves and twigs in tree branches or under rocks...

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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