Category Archives: Squirrels In The News

The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde

In the past, I have dedicated my Squirrels In The News feature to non-sciurine critters like skunks and possums… so I figured why not use it to showcase the biggest story of the year that the American media isn’t covering … Continue reading

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Squirrel In A Bottle

My secret squirrel agent north of the border (Codename: Saucy) has once again come through with another fascinating tale of Canadian sciurines making the news for something other than making the honor roll.  This tale of terror for one unlucky … Continue reading

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Every Breath You Take

Did you ever get the feeling you were being followed? Go ahead, I’ll wait while you take a moment to look over your shoulder. Whew!  Nothing there but a shelf full of squirrel and pony figurines, right? Sometimes, however, that … Continue reading

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Give ‘Em A Brake

Squirrels were put on this earth by the Higher Power of your choice to scurry about the land and run in complete freedom, as we all would were it not for urban sprawl and aching joints.  Unfortunately, that Power must … Continue reading

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Blood On The Tracks

As if my beloved St. Louis hometown hasn’t had enough bad news over the past year, Friday morning a 58 year old woman was fatally struck by a light rail train on my side of the river.  Sandie Konopelski was … Continue reading

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