In the owner's collection since the 1970s.
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Cf. Palazzo Grassi, pl. 328, for a round-bellied opossum
It is known that Hun Ah Pu Vuch, "One Hunter Opossum," was an animal which was singled out by the Quiche Maya for its cleverness and its brief reproductive cycle of only thirteen days, a sacred number for the Maya.