Articles about Opossums

How to get rid of Opossums

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Being a marsupial animal found only in the Americas, the opossum has become a pest in those areas, due to its flexible diet and reproductive habits that make them successful colonisers and survivors in diverse locations and conditions. They are considered a nuisance due to the fact that they feed on plants, carry disease and are prone on destroying property.

Information about Opossums

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The opossums, also known as possums, are marsupial mammals of the order Didelphimorphia. This is the largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, as it comprises 103 or more species in 19 genera. The opossums have an unspecialised biology, flexible diet, and reproductive habits that make them successful colonisers and survivors in diverse locations and conditions. Despite its appearance,

The opossums are marsupial mammals of the order Didelphimorphia. This is the largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, as it comprises 103 or more species in 19 genera. The opossums have an unspecialised biology, flexible diet, and reproductive habits that make them successful colonisers and survivors in diverse locations and conditions. They may also be infested with fleas, ticks, mites, and lice, and are hosts for cat and dog fleas, as as they carry diseases such as leptospirosis, tuberculosis, relapsing fever, tularemia, spotted fever, toxoplasmosis, coccidiosis, trichomoniasis, and Chagas disease.