EL-1907: Managing Opossum Damage
opossum damage information sheet

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Publication Date: 2013 June
Email: Vivian.J.Prothro@aphis.usda.gov

Product Code: EL-1907

This item is a free electronic download.  Opossums are omnivores that can become a nuisance when they eat pet food, fruit on trees, pecans, seeds in bird feeders and garbage in trash cans. They also carry murine typhus and can transmit the disease to people and pets. This publication discusses control methods.Go to: L-1907 to order printed copies. (2 pp., 1 illustration, 1 photo) By:  Texas Wildlife Services