Around 8" long, with its head taking up almost half its length, with white fur and a pointed snout. It looked like it was a baby opossum.
came up on this dead opossum yesterday tried to get a photo of it but it stunk to bad so I went back today but the mower ran over it
Found stuck in garbage barrel on MBL dock. Rescued and released.
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...