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Pest Profile: All About Opossums

The opossum is a thick bag about the size of a cat, usually about two feet long and weighing ten pounds. With their silver-gray fur and exposed tails, they sometimes look like rats that have grown too much. 

Opossums are omnivores and will eat almost anything (which is why they love your trash). 

Opossums are ultimately pests because they use human resources to survive when people usually choose not to. Opossums will eat almost anything, so cleaning trash or stealing pet food left outside is a very easy way to help them. You can also get opossum removal services online.

Opossums are generally not very dangerous. They are shy creatures who prefer to avoid confrontation. With that in mind, opossums are wild animals with very sharp claws and teeth that will attack you or your pet when they feel threatened.

If you find opossums in or near your home, please do not attempt to remove them yourself. Contact a professional wildlife removal team.

The only way to get rid of annoying opossums from your environment is to catch them and dump them in another environment. Don't try to do it yourself! You only risk injuring yourself or the animal.

When you hire a professional wildlife removal team, you can be sure that everyone is safe and that your special opossum won't return home.