Observation ID: 84378

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 10/16/2020 - 10:06
Animal
Virginia Opossum
Identification Confidence
best guess
Observation Date / Time

Definitely a possum but I don't know if a Virginia Opossum. Vehicular impact from the previous night? Did not witness.

Observer
Tara McKenney
Travel Frequency
daily
Estimated Time Since Impact
definitely less than 24 hours
Carcass Position
road shoulder
Roadway Speed Limit
30 mph
Road Type
urban minor / single lane
Location Description
Opossum found dead at side of curb at mouth of alleyway outside of apartment building midday. I reported to the City of Santa Monica Animal Control and they removed it within 3 hours.

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