The opossums, also known as possums, are marsupial mammals of the order
Didelphimorphia .... South Carolina cuisine includes opossum eating. Jimmy
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 ...
Nov 14, 2012 ... When tested for the ability to remember where food is, opossums scored better
than rats, rabbits, cats, dogs … but not as well as humans.
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.
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
If you do not desire an opossum as a neighbor, remove outdoor pet food,
dropped orchard fruit or whatever else may have attracted the animal and
suggest you ...
Mar 30, 2015 ... OFTEN REVILED AS RAT-TAILED, beady-eyed, trash-eating pests, opossums
could be viewed as the Rodney Dangerfields of the animal ...
Diet. Opossum The Virginia opossum is nocturnal and uses its keen sense of
smell to locate food. It is omnivorous and eats just about ...
Opossums are omnivores and survive by eating a variety of foods. The primary
sources of sustenance are small rodents, insects, worms, slugs and snails, frogs
All my research on diet has been done through trial and error, as part of my own
personal journey to improve the lives and health of captive opossums, and ...