Baby Opossums ~ I've linked the photo to a great article that explains the difference between "possum" (Phalangeridae -- Australian species) and "opossum" (Didelphimorphia -- American species)

Baby Opossums ~ I've linked the photo to a great article that explains the difference between "possum" (Phalangeridae -- Australian species) and "opossum" (Didelphimorphia -- American species)

Baby opossums might just be the most heartwarming little critters on the planet.

Baby opossums might just be the most heartwarming little critters on the planet.

I put food and water out every night for opossums. I think they're adorable

I put food and water out every night for opossums. I think they're adorable

This is what you call having one's hands full (oops...I meant paws)...[Opossum (Zarigueya in Cuba)]

This is what you call having one's hands full (oops...I meant paws)...[Opossum (Zarigueya in Cuba)]

Opossum: eats almost everything, mammal, can reach 2,5 ft or 76 cm at lenght, more than 60 species, inhabitates in United States and Canada, they are scavengers and often visits human houses, they are immune to rabies, has partial or total immunity to some snakes.

Opossum: eats almost everything, mammal, can reach 2,5 ft or 76 cm at lenght, more than 60 species, inhabitates in United States and Canada, they are scavengers and often visits human houses, they are immune to rabies, has partial or total immunity to some snakes.

Opossums have been around since the time of the dinosaurs & make up the largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, including 103 or more species in 19 genera. Possums are unusually resistant to the venom of venomous snakes and are extremely unlikely to acquire rabies. They have 50 very sharp teeth, more than any land mammal

Opossums have been around since the time of the dinosaurs & make up the largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, including 103 or more species in 19 genera. Possums are unusually resistant to the venom of venomous snakes and are extremely unlikely to acquire rabies. They have 50 very sharp teeth, more than any land mammal

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