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Delta Police Remove Displeased Possum From Shower Stall


Photo: Delta Police / Twitter

Not all calls for service may require a visit from law enforcement; however, Delta Police assure that, while unusual, a recent call involving a possum wasn’t too small for them.

On Monday, June 4th, Delta Police tweeted an image of a possum huddled in a shower stall. Within the tweet, they note the absurdity of the situation, and that is extremely rare.

“However when it’s nearly midnight, there aren’t many options to remove a possum from your shower. The possum was highly displeased, but we got it safely out, and back to the wild,” the tweet continues.

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Police Remove Possum

Of course, some twitter users are having fun with the eccentric and rare incident.

One user, who goes by the username @MrGigaSloth, jokes how, “Once again dedicated officers of the law prove that, with the right attitude, nothing is im-possum-ble.”

In contrast, other users seem perplexed the odd animals are local inhabitants.

“How weird is it that I didn’t even know we had opossums in the lower mainland?” remarks @WGrrrl. 

While possums are cute, they may attack when they feel threatened. As such, it is always prudent to remain calm around them and not corner or provoke them.


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