It's always good to see an old friend after a long time apart, especially if that friend is Gloria Spelvin, everyone's favorite opossum-loving eccentric. And this time she's reading her opossum poetry. We've missed you, Gloria!
Animal fans who bravely chose to love again after the death of Knut the polar bear have been dealt another devastating blow. This week Heidi the cross-eyed opossum was put to sleep at Germany's Leipzig zoo. Heidi was three and a half and had been listless and unable to move for weeks. "We carried out every possible…
Since photos of Heidi, a cross-eyed opossum from Germany's Leipzig Zoo, were published in December she's catapulted to international stardom. More than 116,000 people are fans of the visually-impaired opossum on Facebook, plus she's inspired a song and merchandising.