Likewise, an opossum in Florida, US - who was in the mood for some booze - snuck into a liquor shop and helped herself to a bottle of bourbon! A Fort Walton Beach Police Department officer took the opossum to the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge, where it was given fluids.
Employees at Cash's Liquor Store in Florida discovered a odd sight when opening up the hop last week: an opossum, which is native to the Americas, next to a broken and empty bottle of bourbon, reports the New York Post. She was found the morning after Thanksgiving and appeared to be pale, disoriented and excessively salivating.
An opossum keen to have a tipple chose to break into a liquor store in Florida to find her booze of choice.
Luckily for the opossum it was white, otherwise the police would have shot it while it was passed out for "resisting arrest" and Tucker Carlson would be opening tonight's show going "Well, it did steal a bottle of liquor, this opossum was no saint" and a bunch people would get mad when an National Football League player took a knee to protest the shooting. - An opossum that drank bourbon after breaking into a Florida liquor store, sobered up at a wildlife rescue center and was released unharmed, authorities said. "She definitely wasn't fully acting normal".
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The animal was released last Thursday. Pettis described the animal as "fairly large".
"On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: a drunk opossum in a box!" posted the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge on Facebook Friday.
Store owner Cash Moore says the possum came in from the rafters, knocked the bottler over and "drank the whole damn bottle".