Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana)

Virginia Opossom: North Carolina Wildlife Profiles (N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission) This article provides a general description of the opossum and information on its history, status, habitats, habits and human interaction.

Top 7 Amazing Opossum Facts (video) (Sanders Wildlife) Opossums are far more interesting than most people give them credit for. Here are some facts about these amazing creatures.

13 Facts About Opossums (Mentalfloss) Opossums are known to play dead when frightened. But did you know that this is not something they can control? Learn more about this and other interesting opossum characteristics.

How to Attract Opossums to Your Property (Opossum Society of the United States)
Consider all the things discussed here before taking measures to specifically encourage increased wildlife traffic into your yard. Opossums provide a great benefit to both the urban yard; cleaning up destructive bugs and rodents and in the rural yard; scarfing up disease-carrying ticks and rodents. If your property is 15 years or older, there’s probably enough mature foliage/concealment to already have opossum traffic on your property. Enjoy North America’s only native marsupial!