Black-shouldered opossum
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order ???
Family ???
Genus Caluromysiops
Species C. irrupta
Binomial name
Caluromysiops irrupta

This opossum has a prehensile tail for clinging to branches, and large produding eyes.It feeds on the abdundant fruit and nectar of its tropical forest home. They can grow up to 16 inches (40 cm) shoulder height.

Which habitats can they live in?

  1. Tropical rain forest

Where can you find them?

  1. North, West, South, America