Custom Search

The Opossum
Behavior
Reproduction
Pictures
Games
Cool Facts
More Sources
Privacy Policy

Opossum Facts


- Opossums live 2-4 years in the wild and up to 8 years in captivity.

- Female opossums have 13 nipples inside the pouch.

- Opossums are great swimmers and climbers.

- Opossums do not hibernate.

- An opossum has 50 teeth.

- The opossum has one of the smallest brain-to-body ratio among mammals.

- Opossums also use their mouth to climb.