Opossum

Appearance

Light gray fur with rat-like tail, long, narrow face, mouth full of 50 teeth, opposable thumbs, marsupial pouches

Habitat

Opossums are nocturnal forest and crop creatures with a lifespan average of 1-2 years due to predators.They have 2 litters per year and carry their young in their pouches, much like kangaroos. They will play "dead" or "possum" when threatened to feign off predators. They're also notorious for hissing while showing all of their teeth, or "grinning".

Diet

Flexible diet includes insects, carion, birds, eggs, frogs, snails, earthworms, fruits, berries, corn, etc.

Opossum
Opossum
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