Which is lighter, a Mongoose or an Opossum?

A: A Mongoose is lighter than an Opossum
The average weight of a Mongoose is 2 kg, (4 lbs) and the average weight of an Opossum is 3 kg, (7 lbs)
NameName:MongooseName:Opossum
WeightWeight:2 kg, (4 lbs)Weight:3 kg, (7 lbs)
* Egyptian Mongoose - ranges from 1.7 to 4kg* ranges from .5 to 6kg
HeightHeight:53 cm, (1 ft, 8.9 in )Height:20 cm, (7.9 in )
Top SpeedTop Speed:32 kph, (20 mph)Top Speed:25 kph, (16 mph)
Lifespan in Wild (years)Lifespan in Wild (years):12Lifespan in Wild (years):2
DescriptionDescription:The Egyptian Mongoose lives in hollow logs, burrows, and holes in the ground which are near a water source. They have grey fur with brown dots. They have a low, long body which can be mistaken for a reptile at a distance.Description:Opossums live in dry habitats throughout South and Central America. They have pouches where they carry their babies after birth, and are known for hanging upside down from their tails, and playing dead when threatened.
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Name:Mongoose
Weight:2 kg, (4 lbs)
* Egyptian Mongoose - ranges from 1.7 to 4kg
Height:53 cm, (1 ft, 8.9 in )
Top Speed:32 kph, (20 mph)
Lifespan in Wild (years):12
Description:The Egyptian Mongoose lives in hollow logs, burrows, and holes in the ground which are near a water source. They have grey fur with brown dots. They have a low, long body which can be mistaken for a reptile at a distance.
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Name:Opossum
Weight:3 kg, (7 lbs)
* ranges from .5 to 6kg
Height:20 cm, (7.9 in )
Top Speed:25 kph, (16 mph)
Lifespan in Wild (years):2
Description:Opossums live in dry habitats throughout South and Central America. They have pouches where they carry their babies after birth, and are known for hanging upside down from their tails, and playing dead when threatened.
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