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Urist likes opossums for their ability to play dead.


Opossum - Opossum man - Giant opossum

Tamed Attributes
Pet value 10

· Exotic pet · Breeding

Not trainable 

Birth: 300 cm3
Mid: 1,500 cm3
Max: 3,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 2-4
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 0-6
Fat 0-6

Raw materials

Bones 0-4
Skull 1
Skin Occasional raw hide

Wikipedia article

This article is about an older version of DF.
A small mammal resembling a large, white rat.

Opossums are small nocturnal animals commonly found in forests and grasslands. They are slightly smaller than a cat, too small to produce much meat. They can be tamed and kept as low-valued pets, but their short lifespan (2-4 years) and low value make them a relatively poor choice.

Admired for their ability to play dead