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Well every night for the last month my wife has fed this little critter. She is trying to get it to come into the house. She named her Petunia.




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When that lil sob turns on you........








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No way that thing would be allowed in my house.
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Those are some nasty critters. Saw about 10 of them inside a cow carcass going to town they are not welcome at my house.
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Raised 2 years ago, they were cool. Definitely nocturnal party animals. Now with horses and the threat of epm I take them out. Not worth it.
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possums are awesome, my GF does a ton of wildlife rescue and had to transport 8-12 baby possums a couple of weeks ago, they were pretty darn cute, petunia’s a big girl!

Looks like a win for the neighborhood column, btw!
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They really are not that vicious. I had one as a teen that rode on my shoulder while I was on a bicycle. Named him Ziggy. He hung around the house for a year or so before he eventually disappeared.
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I live trapped an opossum that had invaded my parents basement. I had it in the cage and in the back of an SUV with the windows open as we drove about 3 miles to the wooded release location, that thing STUNK worse then a skunk. Nasty nasty stench like $hit and rotting meat. Took a couple of days for the SUV to air out. Them are some NASTY critters.....
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Few animals I hate worse than a possum.
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Originally Posted by Mpellet View Post
I live trapped an opossum that had invaded my parents basement. I had it in the cage and in the back of an SUV with the windows open as we drove about 3 miles to the wooded release location, that thing STUNK worse then a skunk. Nasty nasty stench like $hit and rotting meat. Took a couple of days for the SUV to air out. Them are some NASTY critters.....
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Pet or dinner?
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The only North American marsupial, eats ticks like crazy, and they don't get rabies. Not a bad creature.
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Ha, looks like another left handed member looking for a free meal. Name it Bernie and let it live in your basement for free. Good luck.
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Most dogs love to eat Opossum shit. Its the most vile rotting smell in the world. They eat dead shit , live bugs , snakes , lizards, actually good to have around, I will eat about anything but a Possum.
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Guineas are another tick eating machine, and great watchdogs.
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Originally Posted by RaginRed View Post
Ha, looks like another left handed member looking for a free meal. Name it Bernie and let it live in your basement for free. Good luck.
ha. My hard work feeds this thing.
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Originally Posted by Ccx2 View Post
Most dogs love to eat Opossum shit. Its the most vile rotting smell in the world. They eat dead shit , live bugs , snakes , lizards, actually good to have around, I will eat about anything but a Possum.
Unfortunately dogs can also get epm to. They just aren’t worth it.

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