I found this guy while leaving my neighborhood. It's not a good picture, due to the lighting but it was the best I could do.
Saw this one walking home from the beach after checking out the eclipse
Rescued this baby walking home from work the other day. He was all white but not albino (had dark blue eyes) and about 5 inches from nose to base of tail. Brought him to a rescuer in Oakland. I see all white adults on the island often but she said he was the first all white opossum she'd seen.
Opossums (colloquially possums) (Didelphimorphia, /daɪˌdɛlfɨˈmɔrfiə/) make up the largest order of marsupials in the Western Hemisphere, including 103 or more species in 19 genera. They are also commonly called possums, though that term technically refers to Australian fauna of the suborder Phalangeriformes. The Virginia opossum was the first animal to be named an opossum; usage of the name was published in 1610. The word opossum was borrowed from the Virginia Algonquian (Powhatan) language in the form...