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General Information

Frequently Asked Questions
(Opossum Problems and Solutions)

How To Help Opossums
For Wildlife Rehabilitators
and Veterinarians

Reproduction and Life Cycle
Cannibalism in the Opossum
Opossum Paws and Prints
Fun for the Joeys (kids)
Opossum Defense Mechanisms
Opossum Gift Catalog
Send an Opossum e-Greeting Card
Opossum Photo Page
Educational Materials
Membership Information
Membership Application
Meeting and Special Events
Help by volunteering
Links to other sites
Virginia Opossum Normals
Contact Info

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Professional Organizations
California Council For Wildlife Rehabilitators (CCWR)
International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council (IWRC)
National Wildlife Rehabilitators Association (NWRA)
California Department of Fish and Game
US Fish and Wildlife Service
How to Help Wildlife
US Department of Transportation: Critter Crossings
Defenders of Wildlife Electronic Network Action Center
Animal Reference Sites
Virunga: Interacting For Animals
Bill's Wildlife Sites
World Animal Net


Poisons and Emergencies
ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center
Cornell University Poisonous Plants Home Page
Animal CPR


The Welsh Hedgehog Hospital - Homeopathic Materia Medica
Island Nature Center Homeopathy for Wildlife


 Opossum Gift Items and More
(The following give a portion of their proceeds to help opossums. Mention you heard about them through the OSUS web site.

FineGarden Products (unique garden products)

Thumbprints (fine are collectibles)


Educational Sites
Enchanted Learning The SuperSite for Kids
Kids' Planed (Defenders of Wildlife)


Legislative Alerts Affecting Animals
Voices for Pets in the News
Animal Protection Institute
Humane Education Network (California)
Humane Legislative Network (California)


Fun Opossum Sites

Hangin' With You Opossum e-Card

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