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Virginia Opossum Didelphis virginiana

Track In mud, hindprint approximately 2" (50 mm) wide, with 5 toes printing: large, thumb-like toe slanted inward or backward, 3 middle toes close together, and remaining toe separate. Foreprint slightly smaller, with 5 toes printing in star-like fashion. Hindprints and foreprints parallel and close together; straddle 4" (100 mm); walking stride 7" (180 mm).

Sign Droppings are variable, depending on diet.