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Our photographers have been busy exploring the intricacies of the Missouri outdoors. See if you can guess this month’s natural wonder.

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The shy, secretive and nocturnal opossum is seldom seen in the open.

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Many wildlife creatures might call an old snag tree home.

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Juveline opossum at Peck Ranch CA

Juvenile opossum at Peck Ranch CA

Juvenile opossum at Peck Ranch

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Opossum

Although opossums are famous for "playing possum"-pretending to be dead when threatened-they will hiss in conflicts with other animals or if cornered.

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Opossum in snow

Opossum

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North America's only marsupial might look something like a large rat, but its life history, biology and habits make this nocturnal mammal worthy of appreciation. What other mammal in our state can hang by its tail, “play dead” and carry its young in a pouch?

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Opossum Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control opossum damage on your Missouri property.

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Opossum in snow

Opossum in Snow

An opossum walks on snow in search for food after a snow storm at Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area near Columbia, Mo.

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Raccoon and Opossum Damage Control

This video provides helpful tips about raccoon and opossum damage control.

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