OPOSSUMS

Opossums

Opossums: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Opossums are 2 ¬Ĺ feet long and weigh approximately 9 to 13 pounds
  • They have a long rat-like tail
  • Their body is covered with coarse, silver fur with white tips and a white face

Active Season

  • Opossums are noticed outdoors mostly during warmer months but do not hibernate

Interesting Facts

  • Opossums are the only marsupial in North America
  • The female‚Äôs gestation period is only 13 days

Cause for Concern

  • Opossums often cause lawn damage when digging for grubs
  • They can be aggressive and dangerous to smaller pets
  • During winter months they may attempt to enter a home or heated building

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • Please be able to point out the area that you have been seeing the Opossums. If you will not be home for the treatment, please provide us with a thorough description or clearly mark the area of concern

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  • Town &¬†Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

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If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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At Town & Country Pest Solutions we have gone through great lengths to better understand the pests that we encounter.¬†Photos and videos have been an important tool in our research and we have included them here to help you¬†“identify your¬†pest.”

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