eat carrion, insects, frogs, birds and fruits.
Their unspecialized biology, flexible diet, and reproductive habits make them ...
The word "opossum" is borrowed from the Virginia Algonquian (Powhatan) ...
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 ...
Correct opossum diet is essential for raising releasable orphans and maintaining
health in captive adults.
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 ... John Smith coined the word opossum from the word "opassum," the ... Since their
diet allows them to indulge on snails, slugs and beetles, they ...
Opossum Facts: Habitat and Diet. HABITAT: North America; Forest, farmland,
grassland, urban and suburban areas, near water; Undefended territory from 30
What to know about Possums, Diet, Habitat, Interesting Facts, Evidence of
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
Identification. An opossum (Didelphis virginiana) is a whitish or grayish mammal
about the size of a house cat (Fig. 1). Underfur is dense with sparse guard hairs.