Possum Greets the Night

Possum in the dark (photo from Wikimedia Commons)

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.

Possum greets the night … and then he eats.

(photo from Wikimedia Commons, tweet from @YardGoneWild)

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