Heidi The Cross-Eyed Opossum An Internet Hit With More Than 65000 Fans On Facebook!!!(Video)
Meet germany’s latest superstar zoo animal Heidi, the 2 1/2 year-old cross-eyed opossum, that is capturing the hearts and minds of fans all over the country….and now, because of her success on-line, the rest of the world.(Source)
To the Heidi the cross-eyed opossum song YouTube video has attracted over 91,000 views on the popular site, and she has 139,401 fans on her Facebook page dedicated to her!(Heidi’s FB Page)
The unique looking opossum has garnered enough attention that a toy manufacturer is planning to market a line of plush Heidi dolls,which will be available in two sizes and in two weeks. One will be a 50-centimeter life-size toy.
The owner of the business producing the stuffed toys said part of the proceeds will benefit Heidi,”It really is surprising how famous and loved she is — I guess it has to do with being cross-eyed,” said Dr. Helmut Schache, of the toy manufacturer Kösen.(Source)
This makes Heidi the cross-eyed opossum, Germany’s biggest star, and she has not even made her debut at the Leipzig Zoo.(Source)
Vets at the Zoo are blaming Heidi’s cross-eyed’s and resulting poor vision on malnutrition and poor eating habits when she was younger,but, with this amount of fans internationally, and growing merchandising industry because of her, she will be eating well and receiving the best care that money can possibly buy!(BBC)
Good for you Heidi!!!…we love you!