The opossum just isn’t dangerous to you or your pets, if left alone. While any warm blooded mammal can carry rabies, it is highly unlikely that an opossum will. An opossum does, nonetheless, carry fleas, as do all wild animals and a few domestic animals. Injured, sick, and orphaned wild animals will need to be trapped for transport to a licensed rehabilitator.
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To launch such an animal is almost certainly dooming it to endure hunger, unnatural predation, accident, unfortunate contact with people it sees as friendly but who may not be, or make it unable to socialize with members of its personal species. Humans have bred canine, cats, cattle, sheep, and different livestock for as long as the last 10,000 to fifteen,000 years. These animals are fastidiously bred for specific traits of behavior and appearance to make cohabitation with people easier. This breeding has removed them significantly from their wild cousins.
There are a number of sources on the web about dangerous wildlife. California will allow the killing of untamed animals that threaten people. Most wild animals naturally fear humans and keep their distance.
If the animal is small enough or safe to deal with, an inexperienced individual can use gloves and a towel, blanket, web or box to catch the animal and place it in a secure container. It is important to keep the animal in a heat, dark and quiet place to cut back the stress of seize. … Read More