Is the Yapok or Water Opossum found in Trinidad?

Arthur M. Greenhall

Abstract


The water opossum, Chironectes, has never been reported from Trinidad although there are records from South America. In 1955 a hunter shot this animal in the swamps of Guayaguayare in south-eastern Trinidad. It was photographed before it was eaten because it looked different from other "manicous".

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