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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
EMAIL US 120x60


"Please help me! Join the Opossum Society of the U.S."

By becoming a member of the Opossum Society of the United States you will help protect and preserve North America's only marsupial...the Virginia opossum. Your membership dues and donations go directly to the care of orphaned and injured opossums. We are run entirely by volunteers.

Membership is $25 / year and includes:

1. An informative new member packet consisting of Diet, Medical, Orphan / Injured Care and Educational Literature.

2. Quarterly "Possum Prints" Newsletters containing Tips and Advice from Wildlife Rehabilitators and others in the wildlife health field.

3. Veterinarian / Emergency Care List

4. Meetings and Special Events

5. ...and A Warm, Fuzzy Feeling!

Invitation to Authors

The Opossum Society of the United States welcomes and encourages contributions from veterinarians and others in the wildlife health field. If you have an article, tip or idea you would like to share with our members then please submit your work for possible inclusion in the "Possum Prints" quarterly newsletter. We reserve the right to edit all submissions.

Please type your submissions and mail to:
P.O. Box 16724
Irvine, CA 92623

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