What Is an Opossum?
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The opossums, also known as possums, are marsupial mammals of the order
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Fast facts about the only native North Amercian marsupial, the Virginia opossum.
Nov 14, 2012 ... John Smith coined the word opossum from the word "opassum," the Algonquian
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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.
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 ...
Jun 23, 2014 ... Opossums are smart and resourceful marsupials, and like every species on the
planet, they play a vital role in the ecosystem.
Sep 20, 2016 ... There are more than 60 species of opossum. The species that many people think
of when hearing about this animal is the common opossum, ...