Color: Gray and White and sometimes Black
Size: 2.5 feet (76 cm) long
Residence under a porch or shed.
Residence in an attic, or gotten inside the home.
Nocturnal (active at night)
Solitary, with temporary pair bonds (only come together during mating season)
Do not hibernate
Marsupial (carry young in a pouch during early development)
Do not vocalize unless threatened
Expert at hiding during the day (often more abundant than they appear)
Possums compete with native birds for habitat and for food such as insects and berries. They also disturb nesting birds, eat their eggs and chicks and may impact on native land snails.
Dairy and deer farmers have the added worry of possums spreading bovine tuberculosis.
Possums are a nuisance in suburban gardens, and sometimes even indoors.
They are stealing garbage, pet food, or harassing pets.
They can also spread parasites and diseases via their droppings.
Only real way to get rid of them is via trapping and removal.
Blocking the entry and exit points to your roof or any other shelter, where they are going to make the colonies.
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