Apr 6, 2012

Mother Opossum in Wheel Well

This morning, we received a call from a very nice man in Watsonville, CA. He'd found a female opossum with a belly full of babies - she had climbed up into his truck engine compartment. By the time we arrived, she'd tucked herself deep inside the pocket of the wheel well. Duane had quite the time getting her out. She will be released tonight.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Wow, that's handling with kid gloves! Usually possums freak out from stress, and pass out from it, hence the "playing possum" effect, but this one stayed awake through it all. Great job. Maybe there is hope for George Jones, too. Possums like to eat fruit, or at least the ones in michigan do.