Did you know opossums . . .

Kill about 5000 ticks (each) per season?

Are the United States & Canada's only marsupial?  

Are almost entirely impervious to rabies & many other diseases?  

Are nature's clean up crew, killing mice, snakes, slugs & other garden pests?  

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Opossum Awareness & Advocacy seeks to educate the public about opossums' many attributes, not the least of which is consuming a massive amount of ticks each season. 

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Eating an earthworm
Mom and babies in California
Opossum rescued from birds
Mother opossum and her babies
Sesame the Opossum with Joe
Sophie greeting an opossum visitor
Mabel the cat & an opossum visitor
A comfy opossum enjoying hospitality
Critter Angel Rescue Opossum
Albert
George
Peaches & Violet
Opossum rescued from birds

Kelly Lynn shared this photo and wrote, "My dad rescued a baby from the yard, the birds were attacking him....he was so neat, not at all what people think about these beautiful animals!!!"