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    • #12984
      0987654321
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      It’s driving me crazy. Someone posted an advertisement for a free cat and used this picture… it’s hilarious… but what is it really?

      Here is the ad: http://edmonton.kijiji.ca/c-pets-to-give-or-donate-Free-kitten-W0QQAdIdZ193162391

    • #98490
      Darby
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      Is it maybe a hyrax?

    • #98493
      Gavin
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      Looks like a possum to me. But in Edmonton?

    • #98494
      JackBean
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      That was my first though too 🙂
      And it seems similar
      http://www.richard-seaman.com/Mammals/Australia/

      But I thought, that it’s opossum…?

    • #98506
      petthebird
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      It’s a brushtailed possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) Don’t know which subspecies it is though.

    • #98530
      inghamb87
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      Possum as others suggested but I am not really sorry. Whoever gets their hands on that "kitten" is in for a surprise 😉

    • #98550
      skeptic
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      It is a native of Australia. However, here in New Zealand it was introduced in the mid 1800’s to support a fur trade. It quickly reproduced out of control and is now a major pest. Anyone wants some, we got about 100 million to give away!

    • #105561
      bellyjelly
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      Rodents are the largest group of mammals, constituting almost half the class Mammalia’s approximately 4,660 species. They are indigenous to every land area except Antarctica, New Zealand, and a few Arctic and other oceanic islands, although some species have been introduced even to those places through their association with humans. This huge order of animals encompasses 27 separate families, including not only the “true” rats and mice (family Muridae) but also such diverse groups as porcupines, be

    • #113926
      animartco
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      Oh poor liddle thing! I’d love it for a pet. Here kitty kitty!

    • #113945
      zooteam
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      Yeah its racoon

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