BuzzFeed: Some people think America's only marsupials are no more than overgrown rats, but by the looks of this guy's adorable nom-ing, this stance needs to be re-evaluated… Pretty darn cute. YouTube
Perhaps the most misunderstood creature, very gentle and docile by nature. They only act mean in their defense mode, given the chance, they will flee. Excellent at killing mice, snakes, and other pest. They are good for the environment and should not be feared and do not carry rabies.