DATE POSTED: February 6, 2020
While it’s easy to look at their sometimes scary appearance or their defensive hissing noises and write them off as dangerous, the reality is that opossums do more good than harm. That said, it’s important to know exactly what you’re dealing with when you encounter an opossum. Here are ten little-known facts about opossums
DATE POSTED: August 25, 2017
If you are like many people, you are conflicted about opossums. When you see one, they look like oversized rats with big teeth, but then there are those cute videos online. Opossums are cuddling, carrying their young on their backs, and people are even putting them in sweaters. Then you are reminded about the hissing and beady eyes. Are opossums as dangerous as they look? This guide will help you…
DATE POSTED: July 7, 2017
Opossums may be the size of an average house cat, but their distinctive pointy pink nose and rows of sharp pointy teeth are sure to give away their true identity. They can weigh as little as 4 pounds or as much as 15, and can be up to 20 inches long, with gray to black fur.