A momma opossum carries babies — eight-10 of them — as she walks a Preston Hollow fence top.

Warning: This photo could show up in your dreams (as it did in my case). If you are one of those people who cringe at the sight of an opossum and think they are the equivalent of giant rats, well, I am sorry. You will not be able to unsee this. 

Hopefully you will appreciate the fact that Preston Hollow residents Allyssa and Colby Welsh were able to capture this rare display of maternal marsupial magnificence.

Photo submitted by Preston Hollow couple Allyssa and Colby Welsh.

Photo submitted by Preston Hollow couple Allyssa and Colby Welsh.

Colby snapped the photo and Allyssa shared it.

Read more about opossums in this interview with a wildlife expert.


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