Brazilian slender opossum

Brazilian slender opossum

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Marmosops paulensis

The Brazilian slender opossum is an opossum species from South America. It is found in moist montane forest in the Atlantic Forest region of southeastern Brazil, including the states of Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Paraná. Its breeding may be fully semelparous, which is unusual for a mammal.

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Brazilian slender opossum habitat map

References

1. Brazilian slender opossum Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazilian_slender_opossum
2. Brazilian slender opossum on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136278/22179442

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