Awesome-Opossums: How well do you know opossums?

Did you know? Opossums can kill an estimated 5,000 ticks in a single season!

They may not be pretty, but opossums are extremely beneficial creatures to ecosystems and healthy environments across North America. They act as nature’s pest controllers, catching and consuming ticks, cockroaches, rats, mice, and eating up carrion. This makes them the ideal garden companions!

Do you think you have what it takes to be an opossum expert? Test your knowledge to find out!

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