Where can I report an opossum in CDMX for rescue – El Sol de México

Of March to June it is more common to see opossums in the Mexico Citysince during the hot months begins the breeding season of this native species and emerge from their burrow.

Furthermore, the sightings of other types of species Like the cacomixtles They are also found more frequently in areas far from their natural habitat or with few green areas because in the urban areas It’s where they find the most food.

However, it is possible to find both cacomixtles as opossums anywhere in CDMX. Below we tell you how report when you find one of these little animals on the street or in your house.

What should I do if I see an opossum?

It is important that when viewing a opossum either cacomixtle People avoid getting close, as this can cause stress, according to a document from the Regional Center for Multidisciplinary Research of the UNAM.

Nor should they be adopted as pets because they are not domestic animals, much less attack them, injure them, or kill them, since they are a species in Danger of extinction.

The best option when encountering either species, or another animal that is out of its habitat or in danger, is to report it to the Animal Surveillance Brigade of the Secretariat of Citizen Security (SSC).

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The telephone number to which the report must be made is 55 5208 9898.

With information from Karla Mora / El Sol de México

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