Opossums are the only marsupial found in North America, where they live in urban settings, woodlands, and open fields. They are perhaps best known for "playing dead," a defense mechanism used to appear less appealing to predators. Opossums are nocturnal and omnivorous; their diet consists of insects, small rodents, fruits, berries, garbage, and even pet food.
Common Opossum Problems
- Opossums become aggressive when cornered and may bite, scratch, and hiss in order to escape.
- They're infested with household pests such as ticks, fleas, mites, and lice.
- They are carriers of diseases such as tuberculosis, tularemia and Chagas disease.
Opossum Control Solutions
Critter Control has the knowledge, proper tools, and traps to handle your opossum problem. It's best to leave wild animal trapping to the professionals. Call Critter Control to identify opossum damages, employ solutions, and keep them from coming back!
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