eat carrion, insects, frogs, birds and fruits.
Although all living opossums are essentially opportunistic omnivores, different
species vary in the amount of meat and vegetation they include in their diet.
Correct opossum diet is essential for raising releasable orphans and maintaining
health in captive adults.
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 ...
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.
Nov 14, 2012 ... But first, the burning question: is it opossum or possum? ... Their normal diet
consists of carrion, rodents, insects, snails, slugs, birds, eggs, frogs ...
These are just a few examples of common feelings about the lowly opossum.
Truth be known, the 'possum is about as harmless an animal as you can find in ...
See photo of opossum fed a diet consisting of only hot dogs and the resulting
facial deformities. Unfortunately, this opossum responded to initial treatment and
What to know about Possums, Diet, Habitat, Interesting Facts, Evidence of
When given proper diet and care, opossums that already have some fur on them
are quite easy to raise compared to many other orphaned wildlife. Smaller ...