Which is lighter, an Opossum or a Prairiedog?

A: A Prairiedog is lighter than an Opossum
The average weight of an Opossum is 3 kg, (7 lbs) and the average weight of a Prairiedog is 1 kg, (2 lbs)
NameName:OpossumName:Prairiedog
WeightWeight:3 kg, (7 lbs)Weight:1 kg, (2 lbs)
* ranges from .5 to 6kg* Mexican Prairie Dog - ranges from .3 to 2kg
HeightHeight:20 cm, (7.9 in )Height:28 cm, (11 in )
Top SpeedTop Speed:25 kph, (16 mph)Top Speed:59 kph, (37 mph)
Lifespan in Wild (years)Lifespan in Wild (years):2Lifespan in Wild (years):4
DescriptionDescription: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.Description:Mexican Prairie dogs live only in the grassland valleys of Mexico. They have mouse-like ears and blunt noses, and usually develop and thicken their fur during winter. Their large auditory glands can pick up sounds ranging from 29 to 26,000 Hz.
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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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Name:Prairiedog
Weight:1 kg, (2 lbs)
* Mexican Prairie Dog - ranges from .3 to 2kg
Height:28 cm, (11 in )
Top Speed:59 kph, (37 mph)
Lifespan in Wild (years):4
Description:Mexican Prairie dogs live only in the grassland valleys of Mexico. They have mouse-like ears and blunt noses, and usually develop and thicken their fur during winter. Their large auditory glands can pick up sounds ranging from 29 to 26,000 Hz.
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