Opossum (Didelphis Virginiana):
-Breeding: Jan-March and mid-May-June
-Gestation: opossums are marsupials – 12-13 days pregnant – then they go into a pouch and continue to grow for 60- 65 days in a pouch. At 70 days, they come out of their pouch and go out with mom at night riding on her back
-Litter Size: 1-13 (6-9 average)
-Most females have 2 litters per year
-Opossums eat insects, dead animals, birds and their eggs, frogs, snails and earthworms
-Opossums are slow, secretive and solitary
-They venture from their dens at night to look for food

JDS Wildlife provides Opossum Removal from: Wooded lowlands near water, residential areas preferred, hallow trees, logs, abandoned dens of other animals, shed, houses, stoops, window wells, decks, patio, and attics only if a hole has already been created.  JDS Wildlife provides Opossum Removal in northern Illinois including Lake County and McHenry County Illinois.  We service the following communities:  Lake Zurich, Grayslake, Inverness, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Deerfield, Lake Villa, Gurnee, Lindenhurst, Antioch, Fox Lake, Marengo, Richmond, Spring Grove, Johnsburg, Lakemoor, Island Lake and Fox River Grove.