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- n. The water opossum
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- n. A South American aquatic opossum (Chironectes variegatus) found in Guiana and Brazil. Its hind feet are webbed, and its fore feet do not have an opposable thumb for climbing. Called also water opossum.
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The little yapock opossum is a representative of the aquatic species