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Under a tree at the University of Temnessee's campus.
Cute but FEROCIOUS! :)
Aww! I love Opossums!!!! Such a cute pic.!!
Great find JDMallory ,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing
Congratulations JDMallory ! Well deserved. Such cuties !! and thanks for sharing..
wow!!! so cute... Congratz......
Congratulations tiny toothy guys (you too JD)
Congrats on this very cute SOTD!
congrats and very cute SOTD!
Congrats JD. A well earned SotD.
JD, congrats! This collegiate duo has earned you Spotting of the Day! Thanks for sharing this great encounter and thanks to ForestDragon for adding some interesting bits of information!Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...Twitter:https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/4...
These two are adorable. What they are doing is called gaping. Adults do this as well. It's pretty much a bluff to ward off potential attackers. They say "look at how fierce I am!" Most folks know that this species will play "dead" when threatened as well. Generally, they are docile and want to be left alone. These two have probably been weaned recently (hopefully), since they are either in the pouch or ride on mom's back until they are weaned, normally.Since you know the species, it would be fantastic if you would add the scientific name:Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana)
Wonderful! Did you get hissed at?
Great spotting! Even as babies they look pretty aggressive. Thanks for sharing.
Normally these are very scary or weird but the baby opossum are cute :3
Such a good shot! (did you say something to make them laugh)
so cute JD!
adorable! excellent spotting JD!
Wow! They are definitely ready to defend themselves! Great shot!
Lat: 35.05, Long: -85.30
Spotted on May 28, 2014 Submitted on May 30, 2014
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