Opossum is yet another biotic factor that supports Southern Magnolias. Opossums, like squirrels, quail, and turkey eat the seeds of the tree. This helps to prevent excess reproduction of the tree and provides the opossums with food.
"The Virginia Opossum is the original animal named "opossum". The word comes from Algonquian 'wapathemwa' meaning "white animal", not from Greek or Latin, so the plural is opossums." Because opossums are love and adorable.
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