Fossa: a cat-like, carnivorous mammal that is endemic to Madagascar. It is a member of the Eupleridae, a family of carnivorans closely related to the mongoose family. The fossa is the largest mammalian carnivore on the island of Madagascar.
cute possum - opossums are not cute. Try chasing one around your house for a few days and even this (cute baby) can give you a large painful bite. Besides opossums and raccoons are the largest group of animal that carry Rabies.