Squirrels are the world’s original tree huggers. As an arboreal species that relies on our forests (even suburban “forests”) to survive, they have an active interest in preserving our woodlands. Squirrels are widely credited with being the main planters of trees where they thrived throughout history due to their forgetful nature when it comes to burying their nuts.
This week’s Saturday Squirrel at the park has declared himself the guardian of this recently planted tree. Perhaps he’s staking his claim to nesting rights when it grows taller…
Have a great weekend everyone!
A dedicated tree-hugger if ever there was one.
Burying their nuts? What do the females do?>
He definitely knows and appreciates his trees!
The smaller the better…
So incredibly agile!
Aw, I can almost see the tiny handcuffs so he doesn’t get dragged away to make room for the chainsaws…
Tree hugger? The hooligans in my ‘Hood tend prefer stripping tender bark off new trees. So much for Sciuridian environmentalism.