Natives of southern climes, opossums are not particularly well equipped for life in the cold, and yet they have been migrating north in increasing numbers over the last decades. Unlike other fur-bearing mammals in the region, opossums have relatively thin coats, and th...

November 9, 2017

 Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis (EPM) is a neurological disorder caused by a parasite. The opossum and a parasite called Sarcocystis neurona have been implicated although current research suggests other hosts (such as raccoons and skunks) and other parasites may be...

Although some people think opossums are pests, they are in fact useful little animals in your garden. They eat real pests such as slugs and small rodents and rarely cause problems themselves* (see bottom of page). Opossums are also entertaining to watch because of thei...

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