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Water opossum**
Chironectes minimus**
(ZIMMERMANN, 1780)


Photo by: A. Meyer
   
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:04
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 5 - Monotremes and Marsupials, 2015
 
Head-Torso-Length:28 - 40 cm
Tail length:30 - 40 cm
Weight:400 - 750 g
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)
 


Former Holdings
European Union
  Germany (1 Holding(s)):
 
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  • Duisburg (Zoo) 
      Netherlands (1 Holding(s)):
     
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  • Rotterdam (Diergaarde Blijdorp) 
    Number: 2
    Non-EU and other EAZA countries
      United Kingdom (1 Holding(s)):
     
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  • Trinity (Jersey Zoo - vormals Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust) 
    Number: 1