Speaking of ‘O’Possum…

…look what we found one sunny morning.

 

Possum or Opossum? I didn’t know there was a difference.

From what I can gather the Possum is an Australasian marsupial that claims the name ‘Possum’ due to its resemblance with the Opossum of the Americas.

And just like the Kangaroo, these creatures give birth and carry their young in pouches.

The Opossum is famously known for its coy tac-tic of playing dead when under threat. An Opossum under threat is known to play dead for more than 30 minutes.

 

So, what is it that prompted me to make this post about the Possum?

Well simply put, it was all due to the fact that just as when I was receiving news about another of Google’s algorithm refinements – of course nicknamed ‘Possum’, that I heard someone outside shout “Manicou” which translates Opossum.

How funny is that!

Luckily I managed to get a few photos of the unexpected visitor, before allowing it to escape somewhere a little further away from home (you can think whatever you like).

Anyway…shortly after returning to my desk, I happen to stumble on a YouTube video of Cleveland Brown being attacked by a…

You said it.

Brian

www.theomd.com