Opossums rescued after dog attack in Spotsylvania

Opossums rescued after dog attack in Spotsylvania

SPOTSYLVANIA, VA (WWBT) - The Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office came to the rescue of a group of opossums on Wednesday morning after the mother died in a dog attack.

Four of the babies were rescued and taken to a rehab center where they're being treated.

One of the babies also died.

"Opossums get a bad rap but are very efficient cleaners of nature and tick eaters extraordinaires," the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post.

The dog who attacked the opossums has not been located.

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