Definition of water opossum in English:

water opossum

Syllabification: wa·ter o·pos·sum
(also water possum)


  • another term for yapok.
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    • The water opossum eats primarily crayfish, shrimp, fish, frogs, and possibly aquatic vegetation and fruit.
    • Individual water opossums are solitary and hostile toward others of their species, except during mating times.
    • The ‘water opossum’ is unsurprisingly found near streams or rivers in forested areas.

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