Opossum is a family of infraclass marsupial mammals. It contains the oldest and least specialized marsupials that appeared at the end of the Cretaceous and have not changed much since then. Wikipedia
How long does Opossum carry a baby?
After only 12 to 13 days of gestation, the female Opossum, called Jill, gives birth to up to 20 young creatures at a time. A baby called Joey is about the size of a jelly bean at birth. September 20th 2016
How does Possum give birth?
Female Opossums give birth to small, helpless young people like bees. The baby quickly crawls into her mother's pouch, where she continues to grow. As they grow older, they can get in and out of the pouch and ride on her back as the mother looks for food.
When does Possum have a baby?
The breeding season of Virginia Opossum begins as early as December and lasts until October, with most babies born between February and June. Female possums can be 1-3 liters a year.