Wild Wednesday: 3 exotic animals from around the world

Happy Tails Entertainment will bring porcupine, opossum, wallaby & more straight to your home

Wild Wednesday: Exotic animals from around the world | SA Live | KSAT 12
Wild Wednesday: Exotic animals from around the world | SA Live | KSAT 12

SAN ANTONIO – Happy Tails Entertainment brings exotic animals that people normally would never get to meet right to their homes.

Watch the video above to learn fun facts about two of their exotic critters: a porcupine and an opossum.

Owner of Happy Tails Entertainment Anita Lenihan brought in a wallaby, a short-tailed opossum and a porcupine. These are just some of the animals at this mobile zoo.

Fun facts:

Wallaby

  • There are 30 different species of wallabies.
  • Boy wallabies don’t have a pouch.

Short-tailed opossum

  • These are the smallest of 100 species of opossums.
  • Nearly all species except one are native to South America.

Porcupine

  • They don’t throw quills; that is a myth.
  • They can’t see well.
  • They have long whiskers to help them find food.

Check out Happy Tails Entertainment’s website to book them at your next event.


About the Author:

Madeline is a digital media intern for SA Live. She studies Agriculture Communication and Journalism at Texas A&M University.