"All of this exploration of Australia makes me think
about where else you can find marsupials.The Americas, that’s where! This is a
Virginia Opossum, “playing possum” in North
Monito del Monte
The Monito del Montefrom South
America is a marsupial that is actually more
closely related to Australian marsupials
than other American marsupials.They live in trees and make
waterproof nests out of bamboo leaves to
Gray Four-eyed Opossum
The Gray Four-eyed Opossumcan be found from
Mexico to Brazil.
It gets its name from the white patches on its
forehead that make it look like it has four eyes.This marsupial helps to control the South
American insect population by eating lots of bugs!