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Opossums eat carrion, insects, frogs, birds and fruits.

Opossum - Wikipedia

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The opossums, also known as possums, are marsupial mammals of the order Didelphimorphia ... Their unspecialized biology, flexible diet, and reproductive habits make them successful colonizers and su...

Opossum Diet - National Opossum Society

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Correct opossum diet is essential for raising releasable orphans and maintaining health in captive adults.

Diet of Wild Possums | Animals - mom.me

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Frequently the victim of cars and wild animals, the opossum lives throughout the United States and Canada. Understanding the diet of an opossum can help ...

Opossum Diet: What Do Opossums Eat? - Critter Control

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Fresh meat and roadkill are also dietary staples. The opossum diet changes slightly depending on the season. For example, the pests eat a lot of insects in the ...

10 things you didn't know about opossums | MNN - Mother Nature ...

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Nov 14, 2012 ... John Smith coined the word opossum from the word "opassum," the ... Their normal diet consists of carrion, rodents, insects, snails, slugs, birds, ...

Opossums, Opossum Pictures, Opossum Facts - National Geographic

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Learn all you wanted to know about opossums with pictures, videos, photos, facts , ... Type: Mammal; Diet: Omnivore; Size: Length from nose to tail, 2.5 ft (76 cm) ...

Facts About Opossums | Opossum Facts | Havahart®

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Opossums are opportunistic omnivores with a very broad range of diet. They cause damage by digging up the roots of plants and getting into garbage cans.

Description, Vocalizations, Diet and Opossum Links

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Adult males are larger than the females. They are about the size of a cat. The Virginia Opossum is the only one that is capable of putting on large stores of fat.

Give Opossums a Break - National Wildlife Federation

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Mar 30, 2015 ... As for the opossum diet, “anything” best describes the menu. Birds, eggs, mice, rats, insects, snails, nuts, garbage—it's all fair game. In gardens ...