A nocturnal opossum in Fleetwood.

A nocturnal opossum in Fleetwood.

Fleetwood resident welcomes a visitor

Rare daytime appearance of a normally nocturnal oppossum surprises Surrey man.

Surrey Leader reader Marcel Hill submitted this photo and had this to say about the subject:

“Attached are a few photos of a rare daytime visit from the nocturnal opossum (Didelphimorphia). He was in my backyard in Surrey (Fleetwood).

“This marsupial normally doesn’t get any bigger than a house cat, but this one was the biggest I’ve seen in 60 years. I thought you might be interested.”


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