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Don't ask me why but I think opossums are one of the cutest animals ever!! Look at those lil toes and they smile! It's that animal I will swerve off road to miss lol!

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Baby Opossums ~ I've linked the photo to a great article that explains the difference between "possum" (Phalangeridae -- Australian species) and "opossum" (Didelphimorphia -- American species)

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My mission is to reintroduce possums to people as cute marsupials, not dirty rodents

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You would think it when you look at them but, they have the softest fur. “This delights me ” ”

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Opossums limit the spread of Lyme disease as they usually kill off any ticks on their bodies.

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Opossums have been around since the time of the dinosaurs & make up the largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, including 103 or more species in 19 genera. Possums are unusually resistant to the venom of venomous snakes and are extremely unlikely to acquire rabies. They have 50 very sharp teeth, more than any land mammal

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Too cute! At least at this age. Avocado, LA Wildlife's Newest, Cutest Ambassador.

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25 Animal Pals Who Know What Friendship Is All About

Opossum gave Baby Deer's coat a long, luxurious combing before the pair searched for four-leaf clovers together.

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Opossum: eats almost everything, mammal, can reach 2,5 ft or 76 cm at lenght, more than 60 species, inhabitates in United States and Canada, they are scavengers and often visits human houses, they are immune to rabies, has partial or total immunity to some snakes.

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This was in my back yard last night. "Playing possum"...They really do that! Max totally missed it...Stupid dog!

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