Mammals

Opossum

Average Lifespan: 1-2 years
Diet: Omnivores; they eat a variety of fruit, vegetables, insects, rodents, and fish
Favorite Enrichment: Dried fruit or smelt hidden and scattered around habitat

The Zoo’s opossums are a part of our Animal Ambassador Program and currently live behind-the-scenes. You may see them out with their keepers for encounters, special events or school programs.