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The animal, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission, ran off, though opossums don’t run all the fast.
Smaller mammals like white-footed mice and even raccoons and opossums seem to suffer no ill effects from eating the luscious-looking berries.
But giving them a run for the money will be the wildlife ambassadors that call the Science Center home: Ethel the opossum, Spooks the hognose snake, Sunny the yellow-bellied ball python and Mr. Six the three-toed box turtle.
The other way, exemplified by the opossum, is to create blood proteins that bind venom.
The church has been giving blessings for about two decades, and in previous years people have shown up with pythons, bearded dragons, horses, albino opossums, raccoons, turtles and other animals, said Laurie Durgan, associate minister.
The company sells policies for goats, potbellied pigs, iguanas, opossums and even hedgehogs.
Rabies can be found in wild animals including raccoons, opossums, foxes and bats.
According to the post, the opossum became stuck in a drain.
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