Possums eat flowers

Cuteness can become a pest

The thing is that if you put a tasty morsel in front of any wild animal it will sniff it, take a bite and then, should all its senses detect nothing other than deliciousness, eat it.

Now when such a morsel stands out from the crowd, for example, a bright green patch of spinach in the veggie patch that itself sits as an island in an ocean of nutrient-poor grey, then not only will the possum eat with delight the fresh watery greenness, it will see it from a mile away.

This is why humans have been forced to reduce the numbers of possums and any number of their cousins who might otherwise take advantage of us.

Paul Sorol

Hi, I'm Paul and I'm a chronicler.

I know it is a brave admission that is all thanks to the sayings and aphorisms of the Confused One. Bringing those slippery little suckers to you gives my life meaning.

Smile well, Paul

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