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Woman Saving America's Only Marsupial


Animals  (tags: woman, opossum protector, rescuer, america's only marsupial, wildlife )

Simone
- 2289 days ago - zootoo.com
The opossum, or possum as it's commonly known, is probably best known for its ability to fake death. But for many people these animals are little more than pests, and such misconceptions have led to their needless suffering over the years. But one



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Shannon L. (11)
Sunday April 13, 2008, 4:01 pm
I often worry when I see dead possum if babies are in the pouch. I also live in NC. I see more roads and more trees tearing down every day therefore causing more animals hit by cars. A friend told me she knows girl that stops and checks the poor dead possum's pouch and have found live babies still. She does reabilitation in WV. The possum is animal that is vital to our enviroment and have important role in it. Lets not forget that regardless if there not as cute as kitten or puppy.
 
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