Bushy-tailed Opossum

Bushy-tailed Opossum, Glironia venusta, is an opossum species from South America. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.

It's an arboreal nocturnal animal that lives in lowland rain forests. It is distinguished from other opossums by its almost fully-haired tail.


  • Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern and the criteria used
  • Eisenberg, John F.; Kent H. Redford (2000). Mammals of Neotropics: Ecuador, Bolivia and Brazil.

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