SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego County Department of Animal Services says a baby opossum is doing well after being rescued from a toilet.READ MORE: Small Businesses In Michigan Saw Record Job Growth In 2021, Data Says
The soaking wet little creature is seen in photos posted on the department’s Facebook page.
The agency says a Pacific Beach woman found the critter in her toilet on May 1 and Animal Control Officer Carlos Wallis responded and took it to the San Diego Humane Society’s Project Wildlife. It will be released when it is old enough to survive on its own.READ MORE: Peace Officer Awards Ceremony Honors Life-Saving Heroes, First Responders In Oxford High School Tragedy
A second opossum was found in the home later, along with a broken window which likely allowed the animals to enter.
Animal Services Deputy Director Dan DeSousa says both opossums are doing OK.MORE NEWS: Comcast Rise Awarding Grants To 100 Minority-Owned Small Businesses
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