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Opossum’s Information Sheet

Opossums
Opossums

Opossum’s Information Sheet

Opossums
Opossums

Opossum’s Information Page – Problems with Opossums

The main complaints we get are:
An Opossum is invading the bird feeders
It is walking around in the attic
An Opossum is getting into the garbage

Opossum’s Information Page – About Opossums

Opossums are marsupial, nocturnal animals. Opossums eat mostly meats, but will eat plants, fruits, garbage, bird seed, eggs, moles and pet food. Opossums are solitary animals and will spend many days in a den during cold spells. Opossums have a home range of 10-50 acres and are found in many attics, garages and barns. Opossums breed in February – June with and average littler size of 6-16.

Opossum’s Information Page – How to get rid of Opossums

A-1 Wildlife Service can offer you a trapping solution to your opossum problem.

Problems with Opossums

The main complaints we get are:
An Opossum is invading the bird feeders
It is walking around in the attic
An Opossum is getting into the garbage

About Opossums

Opossums are marsupial, nocturnal animals. Opossums eat mostly meats, but will eat plants, fruits, garbage, bird seed, eggs, moles and pet food. Opossums are solitary animals and will spend many days in a den during cold spells. Opossums have a home range of 10-50 acres and are found in many attics, garages and barns. Opossums breed in February – June with and average littler size of 6-16.

How to get rid of Opossums

A-1 Wildlife Service can offer you a trapping solution to your opossum problem.

 

General Information

Breeding Time Frame:

January to July

Gestation/Incubation:

13 days

Birthing Time Frame:

February to July

Litter Size:

7

Weaning Time Frame:

3 to 4 months

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