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Countless opossums, raccoons, skunks and other small mammals are killed every day because of human food waste on the shoulder of the road.
My reporter instincts got the better of me when the author of the original article said the opossum got into bourbon but didn't name the brand.
Remains from extant animals like raccoons, opossums and ringtailed cats also have been found.
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 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.
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