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[Opossum Facts] Diet, Size, Colors & More!

Often regarded as giant rodents that invade our homes (and garbage cans), opossums are expert scavengers with a lot of fascinating traits that you might not know about just yet. These often misunderstood critters are actually useful mammals  which have been suffering from a bad and rather misjudged image. Read on to …

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Possum vs. Opossum (What’re the Big Differences?)

At some point in your life, you’ve probably wondered whether you’re using the correct word when you’re referring to those white-faced, hissing creatures that like to sneak out in the dead of night.   Possum, opossum…it seems like the words can be used interchangeably—especially in North America. But are they …

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Do Opossums / Possums Carry Rabies and Diseases? (Possibly… click to learn)

Imagine this…   Your flashlight flickers across the telltale black eyes of an opossum and you hear its classic hiss as it bares a jagged scramble of teeth at you.    It’s only natural to wonder what concoction of diseases is bubbling up in that mouth! If you’ve ever been …

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Are Opossums / Possums Dangerous? (The answer may SURPRISE you…)

If you see an opossum ransacking your trash cans, the next logical thought is to wonder whether or not this creature poses any danger to your family or your pets.   After all, what if they carry diseases?   Will they bite?   What if they scratch?   For all …

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What Do Opossums / Possums Eat? (A super WEIRD diet…)

When you’re trying to lure an opossum into a trap (or perhaps out of your yard), you’re going to want to know what foods you can use to attract these creatures. Whether you’re trying to actually contain a problem opossum prowling around your property or you’re just curious about learning …

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How To Remove Possums In Your Attic? (Useful Tips)

If you hear the scurrying of little feet around your attic or crawlspace, your first dreaded thought is probably that you have mice, or—even worse—rats.   Nothing could prepare you for the utter shock of coming face-to-face with the creepy, black eyes of an opossum in your attic instead! If …

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