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Opossum

Mama Opossum and Her Family of Nine

Alison Hermance | Posted 06.15.2014 | Green
Alison Hermance

Many of us have seen opossums lumbering through our yards, or, more often, dead on the side of the road. But very few people have actually seen an opossum's pouch (called a marsupium) in action!

An Opossum Rode The D Train Last Week

Posted 01.18.2012 | New York

A surly straphanger curled up underneath a seat caused a Bronx-bound D train to be evacuated early Friday morning. The New York Times reports an o...

An Opossum Encounter In Shaw; 'Cougar' Report At Glover Park Apartment

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There have been more reminders that nature is not a stranger to the District of Columbia. Monday morning, neighborhood blog Prince of Pe...

Beloved Cross-Eyed Opossum Dies

AP | By MELISSA EDDY | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green

BERLIN -- Facebook friends and fans across the Twittersphere are mourning the loss of Heidi – the cross-eyed German opossum whose cute but confused ...

Baby Opossum Rescued From NY Soda Machine

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — A baby opossum's instinct to play dead evidently didn't help matters after it got wedged inside a soda machine at an upstat...