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Old 12-09-12, 07:21 AM   #27 (permalink)
Zoo Nanny
Join Date: Sep-2012
Location: Boston, Ma area
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Re: Possum threat. Kill it or leave it

Originally Posted by EmbraceCalamity View Post
The Aussie ones are adorable. My ex is an Aussie, so when he hears possum, he thinks:

When I hear possum, I think:

Which makes it awkward when he calls me "possum" as a pet name. XD

I've never heard of a tame one though except as babies. Was it an adult?

They can be tamed easily if brought up with people. Many zoos have them as education animals. The really sad thing is their average life span is only about three years. Softest animal fur I have ever felt.
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