Which is lighter, an Opossum or a Skunk?

A: An Opossum is lighter than a Skunk
The average weight of an Opossum is 3 kg, (7 lbs) and the average weight of a Skunk is 4 kg, (9 lbs)
NameName:OpossumName:Skunk
WeightWeight:3 kg, (7 lbs)Weight:4 kg, (9 lbs)
* ranges from .5 to 6kg* Striped Skunk - ranges from 1.8 to 6.4kg
HeightHeight:20 cm, (7.9 in )Height:18 cm, (7.1 in )
Top SpeedTop Speed:25 kph, (16 mph)Top Speed:16 kph, (10 mph)
Lifespan in Wild (years)Lifespan in Wild (years):2Lifespan in Wild (years):7
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:Striped Skunks are famous for releasing a foul, strong smelling musk, secreted from the rear end whenever threatened. They are easily to recognize with all black fur that has one white stripe on its nape and a thin one running from forehead to snout.
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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:Skunk
Weight:4 kg, (9 lbs)
* Striped Skunk - ranges from 1.8 to 6.4kg
Height:18 cm, (7.1 in )
Top Speed:16 kph, (10 mph)
Lifespan in Wild (years):7
Description:Striped Skunks are famous for releasing a foul, strong smelling musk, secreted from the rear end whenever threatened. They are easily to recognize with all black fur that has one white stripe on its nape and a thin one running from forehead to snout.
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