Cute Opossum tattoo designs with black and grey or vibrant color designs for the arm, sleeve, wrist. Possum tattoos are perfect for anyone.
North and South America are the native habitats of the opossum. It is the only marsupial found north of Mexico that belongs to the marsupial family. In the Western Hemisphere, there are approximately 110 species; however, the only species that is found in the United States is the Virginia Opossum.
It is well known that possums play dead as a defense mechanism or as an aggressive mimicry as a defense mechanism. Popular possums include Pogo from the comic strip of the same name, Crash and Eddie from the film “Ice Age: The Meltdown,” and Ozzie and Heather from the television show “Over the Hedge.”
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Small Cute Possum Tattoos
Virginia Opossums are caring mothers, brilliant foragers, and essential members of the ecosystem, despite the misunderstandings surrounding them. There are no picky eaters among these naked-tailed furballs; they will eat small animals, insects, plants, fruits, and ticks, which contributes to the reduction of disease in both animals and humans.
What Does The Opossum Tattoo Mean?
There are many meanings associated with possum tattoos. A possum could represent a loved one who has passed on and was unhygienic or somebody who has been around you recently and has been unpleasant – just here for the food.
In addition, it may represent the loss of a loved one or someone you wish you had gotten to know better while they were still alive. It is an animal that is opportunistic and even eats its own kind, so it can symbolize someone who has betrayed you yet also betrayed you in some way in return.
Beautiful Opossum Tattoo
It is correct to use both the terms possum and opossum to refer to the Virginia opossum that is commonly seen in North America. Commonly, possum is used; in technical or scientific contexts, opossum is preferred. It is possible to pronounce opossum either with its first syllable voiced or silent. Below are amazing art designs for your inspiration.
Opossum Tattoo Design Ideas
Over the years, some animals have received a bad reputation in our world. Possums are among these creatures. Throughout North America, these creatures are generally considered pests, but we would like to point out how amazing they are with these tattoos.