OPOSSUM REMOVAL NASSAU COUNTY, NY
Opossums are marsupials, which are a class of mammals in which the young are born and are reared in the mother's pouch until they become mature. Opossums are omnivorous and their diet consists of plants, small animals, fruits, insects, garbage and carrion. Because of carrion, primarily road kill, being a large part of their diet, opossums often become road kill themselves in Nassau County, NY. Nassau County Animal Control does a great deal of dead animal removal in Nassau County, many of which are opossums. Nassau County Animal Control performs opossum removals from trash cans on a daily basis. The animal's most famous talent, "playing possum," is not a voluntary response to a threat. If hissing, lunging or baring its teeth does not ward off a problem, an opossum actually faints from stress. Opossums are highly resistant to rabies, and are far less of a threat than raccoons, skunks and bats. Opossums do not hibernate, so animal control humane wildlife trappers from DQ Pest Control remove them year round in Nassau County. In Nassau County these animals will take up residence in garages, sheds, basements, under decks and porches. Opossums carry fleas, so when they enter your Long Island home there is a good chance that it will become flea infested. This is why, expeditious opossum removal is imperative to maintaining a pest free home in Nassau County, Long Island.