(also water possum)
Another term for yapok.
- 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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Syllabification: wa·ter o·pos·sum
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