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Mystery Animal Contest: Who Is This Creepy-Handed Yelper?
@sqwerin correctly guessed that this is a water opossum, Chironectes minimus, which is otherwise known as a yapok. The water opossum is a marsupial native to Latin America, from southern Mexico through the northern part of South America. It's much ...
Wild myths: Costa Rican animal legends
Placing the right foot of a water opossum (Chironectes minimus) in the hut of a pregnant woman can ensure that the child will be born with greater fishing skills; doing the same with the claws of a northern tamandua (Tamandua mexicana) can endow a new ...
Cuidado de las zarigueya en Medellin
En Medellín y en el Oriente, se han reportado siete especies: la chucha común (didelphis marsupialis), la chucha orejiblanca (didelphis pernigra), la chucha de agua (chironectes minimus), la chucha mantequera (philander oposum) y la marmosa isthmica y ...
Tlacuaches: los únicos marsupiales mexicanos
Entre estas especies, podemos encontrar al tlacuachillo acuático (Chironectes minumus), un tipo de zarigüeya que habita en arroyos y ríos en bosques tropicales y está catalogada como especie Protegida por la Semarnat. Ésta es una especie que se ...
Primeros registros de mamíferos en la ribera del río Cauca
Publicado 25/01/2015 ...Zarigüeya de agua (Chironectes minimus). En una recóndita zona de Risaralda un grupo de investigadores lograron encontrar cerca de 46 tipos de especies de mamiferos silvestres en los bosques ribereños a la cuenca media del río ...

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