Opossum breaks into a liquor store

Lake Charles, Louisiana
December 2, 2017 6:26pm CST
From the odd news stories of the week comes a report from Fort Walton Beach Florida when a female opossum broke into a liquor store and drank a full bottle of bourbon which made the animal sick. An employee who works at the liquor store saw the opossum laying next to a broken bottle of bourbon that was empty. The employee called the Fort Walton Beach Police to report the incident. A police officer took the opossum to the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge where the opossum was being take care of by the employees of the place. Michelle Pettis who is a technician at the refugee said that the opossum who looked pale after drinking the bourbon was given fluids so she could recover and get released on Friday November 24. The store owner of the liquor store it was the first time an opossum broke into the liquor store.
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@franxav (3732)
3 Dec
Why should only humans have fun? That must have the thought in the Opposum's mind!
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• Lake Charles, Louisiana
3 Dec
That is true. Animals like to have fun too. It is an amazing story from Florida.
@nela13 (707)
• Portugal
3 Dec
Maybe It just wanted a drink
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@YrNemo (8630)
3 Dec
Must have been a very unhappy opossum, or she wouldn't resort to liquor like that.
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@lady1993 (15601)
• Philippines
3 Dec
she must have been quite thirsty
@JohnRoberts (41133)
• Los Angeles, California
3 Dec
I wonder if an opossum sees pink elephants.
@josie_ (5131)
• Philippines
3 Dec
It has expensive taste.