Meet Ratatouille, the adorable snowboarding opossum

Ratatouille may perhaps be the first opossum featured on Sportcenter. That's because this little guy has done what few possums dare to dream of: become a star snowboarder. He rides the slopes at the Liberty Mountain Resort in Carroll Valley, PA, where he has his very own lift pass. It's a good thing, too. Wouldn't… » 3/10/12 9:00am 3/10/12 9:00am

Snakes evolved venom as part of their eternal war with opossums

Venomous vipers like rattlesnakes evolved their deadly toxins incredibly quickly. Scientists had long assumed it was so that they could hunt their prey better, but it might have been to fight off their deadliest predator: the possum. » 7/19/11 1:40pm 7/19/11 1:40pm