SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL & HELP SUPPORT WildLife

Hungry Possum Caught Sneaking Into His Favorite Store


Well, the secret is out — this pioneering possum in Australia just discovered precisely where all the tastiest plants are kept.

And now he's having his fill.

Last week, Amanda Mac was perusing the garden section of a Bunnings housing supply store, in the town of Carseldine, when she came face-to-face with a different kind of customer — one who clearly had no intention of paying. There, perched comfortably among some of the plants on sale, was the common brushtail possum who, apparently, viewed the greenery as his own personal buffet.



Australian possums are said to be quite comfortable around people, but perhaps not those carrying cameras. His carefree noshing only stops when he seemingly realizes it's being caught on video.

Despite having been caught red-handed, the clip above has made the cute little thief a rising star online, where most commenters seem to find his actions endearing. But this isn't the first time he's struck.

Just last month, he was filmed at the same store by a different customer, that time helping himself to some lettuce.

As Mac notes during her encounter, this species is typically asleep during the day. But, as Queensland Museum collection manager Heather Janetzki told Australian Broadcasting, the possum may have simply woken up thirsty and ventured out to quench himself on some moisture-rich plants. She suggests the store leave some water out for him so he'll stop nibbling on the plants, as he's evidently living nearby.

While there doesn't appear to be any immediate plans to evict the possum, a spokesperson for Bunnings says the store may choose to have him relocated by authorities if his safety, or the safety of customers, is put at risk. Hopefully, the little guy will move along on his own before it comes to that.



COMMENTS

BLOGGER: 1
Loading...
WildLife Rules! Help Save WildLife
Name

aggag,15,Backyard,49,Barbed Wire,3,Birds,81,Bob Irwin,9,Books,2,Butterflies,1,cat,11,Cats-Big,7,commercial animals,22,Dingoes,8,Echidna,3,Events,7,Frog,3,Insects,9,introduced species,19,Kangaroo,41,Koala,20,MISC,28,NewsLetters,3,Ocean,32,Pics,10,polls,2,possum,36,Promoting,41,Quotes,17,Rehab,46,Reptiles,24,Rescue,13,Spiders,3,Vegetation,22,Video,137,WebSites-wildlife,33,Whales,20,Wildlife Issues,87,Wombat,3,
ltr
item
WildLife Rules!: Hungry Possum Caught Sneaking Into His Favorite Store
Hungry Possum Caught Sneaking Into His Favorite Store
Hungry Possum Caught Sneaking Into His Favorite Store
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-6OtbKnhOA0A/WbhxW5aFTBI/AAAAAAADJIM/cY8Lsb15fusnWiYFy5BMqo1x6gloJkPQQCKgBGAs/s640/Hungry%2BPossum%2BCaught%2BSneaking%2BInto%2BHis%2BFavorite%2BStore1.JPG
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-6OtbKnhOA0A/WbhxW5aFTBI/AAAAAAADJIM/cY8Lsb15fusnWiYFy5BMqo1x6gloJkPQQCKgBGAs/s72-c/Hungry%2BPossum%2BCaught%2BSneaking%2BInto%2BHis%2BFavorite%2BStore1.JPG
WildLife Rules!
http://wildliferules-helpsavewildlife.blogspot.com/2017/09/hungry-possum-caught-sneaking-into-his.html
http://wildliferules-helpsavewildlife.blogspot.com/
http://wildliferules-helpsavewildlife.blogspot.com/
http://wildliferules-helpsavewildlife.blogspot.com/2017/09/hungry-possum-caught-sneaking-into-his.html
true
8714048168060258218
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy