Not at all. Possums and rats are not even remotely related. Possums are marsupials, while rats are rodents.
No, Opossums are marsupials. Rats are rodents.
Pygmy possums are small possums. They have many predators, which includes birds that eat smaller rodents and bigger carnivorous animals.
Birds, small rodents, possums, racoon's, bugs
No. Owls will normally go for smaller prey, such as rodents.
Squirrels are the main rodents in California that carry it. Lots of rodents do (rats, possums, etc.) I hope this helps!
Rodents such as shrews, possums, mice, squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits, bats, and also deer.
Firstly, possums are not rodents. They are marsupials, and very different in appearnace to rodents. Secondly, any animal caught in a cruel steel trap is going to bare its teeth. Thirdly, true possums live only in Australia and various other southern Pacific countries such as New Guinea and New Zealand (where they have been introduced) and unless your friend lives here, it was definitely not a possum.
Possums are not deadly.