Possums can make all sorts of noises, from grunts and growls to clicks, hisses and screeches.
A female possum is called a 'Jill', a male possum is called a 'Jack', and a young possum is called a 'Joey'.
A group of possums is called a passel.
Possums have 50 teeth which is more than any other mammal.
Baby possums sneeze and hiss when distressed or face danger.
Possums do not have good eyesight or strong hearing. They do have a sharp sense of smell though.
When threatened possums lie motionless or flop on their sides with eyes closed or fixed in one direction. They can remain like this from 1 minute to 6 hours.