Opossum, Sweet Possum by paintingsheep


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An opossum living in the woods of La Porte, Texas…captured at night with a large flashlight..lured by the scent of apples.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Marsupialia
Order: Didelphimorphia
Gill, 1872
Family: Didelphidae
Gray, 1821

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  • bouncy
    bouncyalmost 4 years ago

    It is surely impossum-ble to not love this cute little guy! Pink nose and two different colored eyes and those very long whiskers, make this super appealing!

  • starikarp
    starikarpalmost 4 years ago

    good capture!

  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckeralmost 4 years ago

    How beautiful…I want to hug and kiss every animal I see…heehee :-)

  • Qnita
    Qnitaalmost 4 years ago

  • walstraasart
    walstraasartalmost 4 years ago

    You did a wonderful job here!! Cute and very lovely work

  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyalmost 4 years ago


  • Berns
    Bernsalmost 4 years ago

    Very sweet!

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekalmost 4 years ago

    Awwww…………………………what a cutie………..mine are finally out and about!! ;-))

  • Debbie Robbins
    Debbie Robbinsalmost 4 years ago

    Adorable little thing… aren’t you genius!!! :))))

  • AuntDot
    AuntDotalmost 4 years ago

    This is possumbly the cutest little animal shot I’ve seen (sorry, couldn’t resist after reading bouncy’s comment….) :-))

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