NC Town's New Year's Eve 'Possum Drop' Squashed

PETA files lawsuit, but fans still 'opossum-istic'

By Liam Carnahan,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 14, 2012 11:57 AM CST

(Newser) – Following outcry from PETA, a judge in North Carolina has put the brakes on a bizarre holiday tradition, reports Fox News. For the past 21 years, the residents of Brasstown have rung in the new year by placing a live possum in a glass box...   Read full story »

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