On the 5th, while watering her flower bed, the little boy pictured in the middle came running out on to the grass of a lady's yard. She felt horrible for getting him wet, but wasn't sure how to handle him. she was able to get him in to a bucket and called animal control who then directed her to me. I told her to get it some towels or something so it could burrow in it before I got there. Once getting him I found him to be dehydrated, weak, and rather thin. He definitely had fallen off of his mother before knowing how to find his own food. He slept in my shirt, staying warm, on the drive home before I was able to care for him at home.
On the 6th a friend of mine called saying she checked a hit-by-car opossum on the way to work and found the little baby, pictured to the right, in the pouch. She she found her she was ice cold and my friend thought she may have been too late. But the baby just barely moved her leg so my friend snatched her up to get her warm. Once at work she got the baby on the heating pad and that's when she called me. The baby has a few bruises and is weak, so I am hoping she will pull through.
On the 10th I got a group of seven babies. Three boys and four boys in total. They're all looking healthy and will be raised until old enough for release.
Today on the 12th an elder adult female that was caught in a trap was brought to me. Luckily she did not suffer any injuries from being trapped, but with the hair missing from different areas of her body it was easy to tell that she is over two years old, possibly nearing three years old, which is lucky for an opossum in the wild. She immediately went for the food I put out for her once she was placed in one of the prerelease enclosures.