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The only marsupial North of Mexico, the Virigian, or North American opossum. These little guys don't get the credit they deserve, usually stereotyped as plague bearers and vermin. Opossums body temps run too cold for rabies and they eat ticks that carry Lyme disease, a serious medical condition. Not that they don't have their issues, but opossums do a lot of good. This particular jack (that's what a male baby opossum is called, females are jills, that's hilarious) was found next to a dead mother on the highway. He's being taken to a animal rehabilitation center for future release back into the wild.