Capitol Complex Crawling With Critters

Posted February 3, 2014 at 3:15pm

First there was Capitol Hill Fox . Then a snowy owl swooped into town.  

Now, Capitol possum has come out to play.  

(Courtesy Kevin Barta)
(Courtesy Kevin Barta)

A Twitter spy snapped a pic over the weekend of the white-faced marsupial strolling around the unseasonably warm grounds.  

No word on whether the possum and fox may be in league together. But HOH can’t help but wonder what would happen if the two did decide to engage in an all-out turf war.  

We already know how CHF treats unsuspecting squirrels .  

But, as we’ve gleaned from YouTube, possums do not automatically back down — be their assailants covered in slobber or hot pink vestiments:  

Here’s hoping all our feral friends can reach a power-sharing agreement sans unnecessary bloodshed.