Dobby is a resident of the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge, a conservation and rehabilitation facility in northwest Florida where she arrived two years ago. A Good Samaritan had found young Dobby and her sibling in a backyard, and was rightfully concerned about their well-being. Both opossums were totally hairless.
They were diagnosed with alopecia, a rare condition that affects hair growth — making them uninsulated from the elements, and more susceptible to predators.
Here's how Dobby looked when she first arrived. She's gotten wrinklier with age.