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Biologist Finds That Opossums' Babies Can Only Survive Winter in Urban Areas


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, environment, habitat, opossums )

Cher
- 4248 days ago - adirondackdailyenterprise.com
Over the past four decades, the habitat of the Virginia opossum, the only marsupial native to North America, has drifted slowly but steadily north. The animals are as far north as Vancouver in the west and are common in many areas of New York



   

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Past Member (0)
Monday October 29, 2007, 10:27 am
yes, these opossums are even in Toronto, we have seen them in the city which surprises us altogether. Thank you Cher, Noted.
 

. (0)
Monday October 29, 2007, 11:59 am
I was not aware of this. Thanks for the information, Cher.
 

Mara G (411)
Monday October 29, 2007, 3:40 pm
What a great adaptive animal to find a way to live with us humans. With Planes, Trains, and Automobile's they find not only a way to survive, but multiply. I used to take a flashlight and see their red glowing eyes in the lemon orchard where I grew up. They really come out at night, which is likely why they survive so well. Noted.
 

MaryAnn B (80)
Tuesday October 30, 2007, 10:06 pm
They are so cute and very intelligent.
Noted~
Thanks Cher.
 
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