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Opossums « Bi-State Wildlife Hotline Inc.


For the most part though, opossums are all bark and no bite. When a ... They do not care about your dog, and they don't want anything to do with your children.

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Feb 4, 2009 ... I am willing to bet that if he took off that bandage, there would be no bite marks on his neck. Opossums do not climb into bed with people and ...

Are Possums Dangerous to People or Dogs? - AAAnimalControl.com


Are Possums Dangerous to People or Dogs. ... So if your dog messes with a possum, and the possum doesn't play dead, it might bite back. ... One of the things that opossums will do in order to avoid a confrontation with humans is play dead, ...

National Opossum Society


Admittedly, opossums do carry fleas (as do all wild and some domestic animals). And the opossum may bite you if you are foolhardy enough to grab one; after all ...

Making Peace with the 'Possum - DFW Wildlife Coalition


Opossums are the only North American marsupials. They carry their young first in the uterus, just as other mammals do, and then later in an external pouch ...

OPOSSUMS - Compassionate Action Institute


Opossums do not dig into the soil nor do they destroy property. Opossums help maintain ... than any other mammal. They can carry fleas and will bite if provoked.

My dog caught a possum! (lab, retreiver, bite, clean) - Dogs ...


She picked up the possum and started carrying it around. This went on for an hour, while she tried to figure out what to do with it. I kept waiting ...

Opossums could save you from that deadly snake bite - CNET


Mar 22, 2015 ... Aside from giving us the phrase "to play possum," it could be argued opossums haven't really contributed all that much to human society.

Do possums bite - Answers


True possums of Australia do not bite. They may scratch in self-defence or if cornered, but will spend their time avoiding people or domestic pets wherever ...

Opossums - Living with Wildlife | Washington Department of Fish ...


(Contrary to myth, opossums do not hang upside down by their tails when .... Bite wounds from opossums can result in fractures and disease transmission.

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Opossum FAQ | Opossum Society of the United States


What can I do? I see an opossum sharing a food dish with my cat. Is this normal? Will opossums attack my pets? Will an opossum bite my children? I heard ...

I have a possum - GardenWeb


Dec 11, 2003 ... People have no idea how sweet possums are, do they? .... I give her a treat - some cottage cheese (homemade), fruits or one bite of cookie.

The 'Possum Pages: FAQs


I am not a zoologist or an animal expert, but I'll do my best to address any serious inquiry. ... Are opossums immune to the bite of rattlesnakes and copperheads?