Junin slender opossum

Junin slender opossum

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Marmosops juninensis

The Junin slender opossum is a species of South American opossum in the family Didelphidae. It is known only from the valley of the Chanchamayu in Peru where it lives in Andean montane forests at elevations between 1460 and 2200 m. The species is threatened by destruction of its forest habitat as the area under cultivation in the region increases.

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Junin slender opossum habitat map

References

1. Junin slender opossum Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junin_slender_opossum
2. Junin slender opossum on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136364/22178449

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