Dec 22, 2002 · Natives of Central and South America, opossums are not particularly well equipped for life in northern New England, and yet they have been found here in increasing numbers since about 1900. Unlike other fur-bearing mammals in the region, opossums have relatively thin coats, and their ears, tails, and feet are virtually hairless.
Jul 25, 2019 · Green ringtail possum. Pseudochirops archeri. The thick fur of this 1 kg possum looks dark green, providing great camouflage in the dense upland rainforests in which it lives. To sleep, the quiet individuals simply hunch into a ball on a branch. It’s the only possum known to eat fig leaves. Leadbeater’s possum. Gymnobelideus leadbeateri