Regular Feature, Announcement, Spoof
Exploration, Zoology, Animal Behaviour
Reports that travellers in America have recorded that, after watching the 'wonderful agility of the opossum in its native forests, they could but exclaim, in conscious inferiority—Non opossumus', a reference is to the Latin plea 'non possumus' (i.e. 'we cannot').
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