Tree Hugger

It’s alright, I’m not going to let anyone make toilet paper out of you!

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!

About evilsquirrel13

Bored former 30-something who has nothing better to do with his life than draw cartoon squirrels.
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8 Responses to Tree Hugger

  1. A dedicated tree-hugger if ever there was one.

    Pam

  2. Kismet says:

    Burying their nuts? What do the females do?>

  3. He definitely knows and appreciates his trees!

  4. noelleg44 says:

    So incredibly agile!

  5. draliman says:

    Aw, I can almost see the tiny handcuffs so he doesn’t get dragged away to make room for the chainsaws…

  6. Tree hugger? The hooligans in my ‘Hood tend prefer stripping tender bark off new trees. So much for Sciuridian environmentalism.

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