An omnivore that apparently can live anywhere a raccoon can.  Once rare in Northeastern Colorado, they are now quite common, as roadkill will confirm.  The young one below ran up a tree.Opossum

Yep, totally dead.  Wouldn’t budge even when I poured water over him."Dead Opossum"

Wait a second.  I guess he is alive.  It went off to become the great-great sire of the opossums now in the neighborhood.Opossum

Opossum

Unbeknownst to you, you might have backyard visitors you don’t see.

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