May 24, 2024

Opossum Fun Facts!

In the wild, the average opossum lives to be 1-2 years old. They also are capable of removing up to 96% of any ticks that are on them. 

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A picture of a baby Opossum.

Their diet consists of: fruits, nuts, insects, worms snakes and even chickens. However, they often visit peoples home and go to town in the garbage.