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Opossum man

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Opossum man
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Urist likes opossum men for their ability to play dead.
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Opossum - Opossum man - Giant opossum

Alignment: Savage

· Learns · Humanoid

Cannot be tamed 
Birth: 3,650 cm3
Mid: 18,250 cm3
Max: 36,500 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 60-80
Cannot be butchered
This article is about the current version of DF.
Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A person with the head and tail of an opossum.

Opossum men are animal people versions of the common opossum, inhabiting savage temperate forests and flatlands. They spawn in groups of 1-5 individuals and are generally content to keep to themselves. In terms of size, they are a little over half the weight of the average dwarf.

Like other savage animal people, they can join civilizations, become historical figures, appear as visitors and be playable in adventurer mode.

Some dwarves like opossum men for their ability to play dead.

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Despite what some forms of media may portray, there are no armored opossum men known as "rocket knights" with the ability to fly, and do not fight evil pig men or boar men of any kind.

Can still do that hang-from-tree thing with their tails. Maybe.
Art by Brett Neufeld
Commissioned by TheDiscardedSnarl