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#39 – Watch Your Step

Earlier in this countdown, I featured a squirrel with an obvious cast iron stomach that wasn’t afraid to chew up those spiky sweet gum balls that rain down in torrents from their trees.  Now, most humans aren’t going to pick … Continue reading

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#47 – Don’t Eat That!

I spent a few Saturday Squirrel posts over the years covering one of the nastier realities of living in the American Midwest, where sweet gum trees were planted in force during the early part of the 20th Century.  Every year, … Continue reading

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They Never Learn

Remember a few weeks ago when I featured some pictures of a squirrel at the park chomping down on one of those spiky sweet gum balls?  And I tried to warn all squirrels not to be tempted by the prickly … Continue reading

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Don’t Eat That!

Like little children, squirrels will pick up just about anything and put it in their mouth.  They’re chewers by nature due to their ever-growing rodentine incisors… but usually when a squirrel is carrying around a payload in its piehole, it’s … Continue reading

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