During the past month, Virginia Opossum #22-3694 has continued to do well. By January 7, the opossum's wounds had healed well enough to move to a crate in Metals, an outdoor holding area. The vet team has been applying a topical antibiotic on the opossum's tail to prevent infection and note that the wounds are nearly healed. The opossum has also been eating well and has gained 0.68kg (about 1.5 pounds) since being admitted. Vet staff will continue to provide treatment and closely monitor the opossum's condition.
Virginia Opossum #22-3694 update
January 25, 2023