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Old 12-22-2020, 12:51 AM   #1
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My wife took these photos tonight of a a creature on our back fence. Mind you we live in the city, in Houston. It looks like a it’s parents were a possum and a raccoon????
I haven’t seen a possum this big.
chubacabra?
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Old 12-22-2020, 12:52 AM   #2
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Old 12-22-2020, 12:53 AM   #3
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Just looks like a big *** possum to me


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Old 12-22-2020, 12:57 AM   #4
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Here in South Texas they are calling them CUH. Taquache , Possum
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Old 12-22-2020, 01:02 AM   #5
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Corn fed for sure
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Old 12-22-2020, 01:04 AM   #6
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Am I missing something? Looks like a plain old possum
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Old 12-22-2020, 01:16 AM   #7
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Houston Panda!
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Old 12-22-2020, 01:22 AM   #8
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Regular old Didelphis Virginiana
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Old 12-22-2020, 01:36 AM   #9
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you mean you don't know what a possum is?
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Old 12-22-2020, 02:34 AM   #10
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Here in South Texas they are calling them CUH. Taquache , Possum

Bahahaha


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Old 12-22-2020, 02:47 AM   #11
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Booner opossum
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Old 12-22-2020, 03:00 AM   #12
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Agreed big *** opossum
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Old 12-22-2020, 05:38 AM   #13
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**** big corn fed possum
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Old 12-22-2020, 06:29 AM   #14
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Look at the head on that big ole joker. Hot dang it’s been eating good out of someone’s trash bins.
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Old 12-22-2020, 06:32 AM   #15
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I'd do a euro of him and have it dipped in camo.
But only if you kill it with a knife because it's obviously a high fence opossum.

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Old 12-22-2020, 06:35 AM   #16
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Am I missing something? Looks like a plain old possum
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Old 12-22-2020, 06:38 AM   #17
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Old 12-22-2020, 06:40 AM   #18
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That is one fat *******! Woo!
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Old 12-22-2020, 06:47 AM   #19
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Nasty old opossum. Very common gross creatures. I saw one crawl out of a stinky 2 week old dead cow. But they prefer trashcan and any dog & catfood.
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Old 12-22-2020, 06:57 AM   #20
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I see em here in Dallas. City possums can get waaaayyyy bigger than country possums. They get better vittles.
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Old 12-22-2020, 07:00 AM   #21
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Go catch him and post a reward
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Old 12-22-2020, 07:08 AM   #22
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Are you messing with us Dave?
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Old 12-22-2020, 07:16 AM   #23
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I'd do a euro of him and have it dipped in camo.
But only if you kill it with a knife because it's obviously a high fence opossum.

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Hilarious!
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Old 12-22-2020, 07:18 AM   #24
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I'm surprised he was able to climb the fence!
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Old 12-22-2020, 07:52 AM   #25
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Old 12-22-2020, 08:00 AM   #26
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Please post pictures of what you are calling a possum and also what you identify as a coon so we can get a better idea of what the thing is you posted


Big boar possum is what I think you have there
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Old 12-22-2020, 08:13 AM   #27
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Cajun Blake probably has a recipe for that monster.
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Old 12-22-2020, 08:20 AM   #28
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I'm missing mine. Please check him for a micro chip.
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Old 12-22-2020, 11:55 AM   #29
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Good Jerry Clower story: “Wanna buy a possum?”

Anybody wanna post a photo for me? It’s a game cam bobcat.
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Old 12-22-2020, 11:58 AM   #30
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Very healthy tick eater right there.
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Old 12-22-2020, 12:00 PM   #31
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R.o.u.s.
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Old 12-22-2020, 12:02 PM   #32
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I see em here in Dallas. City possums can get waaaayyyy bigger than country possums. They get better vittles.

Shoot rats too! I used to work at the home depot in the colony and I saw a rat so fat I thought it was a possum. It was stuck in the rack that holds all the wire spools.


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Old 12-22-2020, 12:06 PM   #33
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Just a big ol trash can feed possum


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Old 12-22-2020, 12:14 PM   #34
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Old 12-22-2020, 12:21 PM   #35
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kinda my thoughts
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Old 12-22-2020, 12:50 PM   #36
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****! That's a lower plains pointy nosed koala!
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Old 12-22-2020, 12:54 PM   #37
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Old 12-22-2020, 12:57 PM   #38
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Makes my mouth water. Now I am hungry....................
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Old 12-22-2020, 04:36 PM   #39
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I didn't read any posts after the initial pic. Do people not know what a possum is? This is an embarrassing thread....a blind man can see it
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Old 12-22-2020, 04:52 PM   #40
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I didn't read any posts after the initial pic. Do people not know what a possum is? This is an embarrassing thread....a blind man can see it

I have never seen a possum that big ever. We have killed quite a few but nothing that large.


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Old 12-22-2020, 05:06 PM   #41
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I have never seen a possum that big ever. We have killed quite a few but nothing that large.


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Gotta live deep in the city of Houston to see them that big.

Fed by the local crazy cat lady that feeds the 2,500 stray cats in the neighborhood.

I saw one once that could hardly walk he was so obese. He kinda did more of a waddle/mosey to the cat food bowls.
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Old 12-22-2020, 05:10 PM   #42
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I nearly hit one in the neighborhood about a month or so ago that was bigger than my super fat house cat. Biggest opossum I've ever seen...must've been a good year for em
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Old 12-22-2020, 08:32 PM   #43
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Yeah it’s a possum , it’s just a bid azzz critter
Thought you guys might get a kick out of it

I figured there would be some coon azz wanting to eat it
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Old 12-22-2020, 09:09 PM   #44
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Really? I see them all the time.
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Old 12-22-2020, 09:17 PM   #45
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??? What are you comparing it to? It’s a opossum on a fence.
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Old 12-22-2020, 09:20 PM   #46
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It's a city person with a fence.
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Old 12-22-2020, 09:26 PM   #47
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Old 12-22-2020, 09:35 PM   #48
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Old 12-22-2020, 09:41 PM   #49
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I can see “guess the weight of this possum” in the future
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Old 12-22-2020, 09:48 PM   #50
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That's a solid looking critter. He would not fight in featherweight division with his buddies.
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