24 June 2022
The Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) is a solitary nocturnal animal about the size of a domestic cat and a successful opportunist, so adaptable that it is the northernmost marsupial in the world.— Wikipedia account: Virginia opossum
Every evening Possum wakes up to begin his “day.” In North Carolina, @YardGoneWild’s backyard trail cam watches for his appearance.
…Opossum always gives the outside world a good sniff— Yard Gone Wild (@YardGoneWild) February 4, 2022
before climbing out of bed… pic.twitter.com/X6Jub2PAQ5
Possum greets the night … and then he eats.
(photo from Wikimedia Commons, tweet from @YardGoneWild)