Living right next to protected wetlands, we are always seeing and/or creatures in and around our house! We are always setting up live traps in our garage to catch mice and then release them in our neighbor's backyard! Just kidding, we drive them over 3 miles down the road and find a nice field to release them in. We often hear owls and coyotes at night and see deer, opossum, and snakes.
we caught the two baby opossums last summer. He was thinking we could do the same with this large adult. I told him it was probably one of the babies coming back to tell us thank you for helping him and we should let him go free and live a happy life in our back yard!