Raccoons and possums are both warm blooded, air breathing mammals. As mammals, they nurture their young on mothers' milk. Also, both being mammals, their limbs are oriented vertically, they have a four-chambered heart and they have a flexible neck with seven cervical vertebrae.
That is where the similarities end.
Raccoons are placental mammals and possums are marsupials. True possums are found in New Guinea, Australia (including Tasmania), Sulawesi (Indonesia) and a few other small islands in the Pacific region. Raccoons are mostly found in North America. Their feeding habits are different: raccoons are scavengers, but true possums are not.
Not at all. Raccoons and possums are from completely different families. Further, possums are marsupials and raccoons are placental mammals.
Raccoons and opossums are not closely related both are mammals and both are omnivores.
No. Raccoons are placental mammals and possums are marsupials. The two are from completely different families.
No. Raccoons are carnivores and opossums are marsupials.
No. Possums are marsupials, and not even placental mammals like raccoons and rats.Raccoons are not in the rat family, which is of the order rodentia. Raccoons belong to the family known as carnivora.
No, for the simple reason that true possums are native to Australia, and are not the same as the North American opossums. There are no raccoons in Australia, so the two cannot be enemies.
skunks, possums, raccoons, turtles
No, raccoons are placental mammals and opossums are marsupials.
Skunks, raccoons, bats, possums, dogs, a good majority of mammals
Raccoons and large possums are the largest things.
It is a seven legged purple sluggish kind of animal. Raccoons are its diet, and sometimes possums.
Owls, Mice, Raccoons, and Possums are all nocturnal animals.