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For more information, please contact Park Ranger Kristy Wallisch
If Kristy is not available, please contact Chief of Interpretation and Education Nigel Fields
Did You Know?
The opossum is North America's only native marsupial! The female will carry young in her pouch for 2-3 months and then on her back another 1-2 months. A female will usually have 7-8 babies, and each one latches onto one of 13 teats in her pouch.