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  • The hawk in the park
    The squirrel, the hawk, and the chalk art
    This afternoon at Eisenhower Park here on Long Island, I was treated to a special view of a beautiful hawk rising up from a field nearby, and into the safety of a tall tree. He was majestic, he was gorgeous, and he was...missing all too soon,...
  • Squirrel $300K Damage
    Squirrel $300K damage: Destructive solo squirrel racks up $300K in damage
    A squirrel’s $300K damage bill is nearing rock-star smash up proportions, but this was not a carousing band of rabble-rousing, metal mayhem hair rockers, this was just a wayward squirrel, alone inside of an eastern Indiana community center....
  • Squirrel blamed for damages of $300K in Fort Wayne community center
    Squirrel causes $300K damage in Fort Wayne community center
    It is incredibly strange to hear, but a squirrel has been blamed for $300,000 in damage at a community center in Fort Wayne, Ind.according to an April 11 The Indy Channel report. It honestly seems almost impossible for something as small as a...
  • Report:  A fox squirrel as seen on the Copperhead Course during the second round of the Valspar Championshipbehind $300K in damage to center
    Squirrel blamed for $300K in damage to community center ahead of opening
    Thanks to a squirrel, a community center in Fort Wayne, Ind. sustained $300,000 in damage. According to project officials, the McMillen Community Center was undergoing long-overdue renovations and the company charged with the multi-million...
  • Tippy the Fainting Squirrel, viral hit: Can you diagnose what ails him? (Video)
    Tippy the Fainting Squirrel, viral hit: Can you diagnose what ails him? (Video)
    Tippy the fainting squirrel has become an Internet sensation. The viral video of the black squirrel going about his nut-gathering business and repeatedly collapsing on his side is equal parts comical and yet concurrently sad and peculiar.The...
  • The Dog Nose - Squirrels
    The Dog Nose - Squirrels
    Dear Dog,Thanks for the info when I asked you about Power Outages. I hope we will not need it this year, but it is good to have a well informed human family that knows how to take care of the nest. I know you wrote about Bird Feeders and now we...
  • Cop Squirrel
    Cop squirrel: Idiotic cop sacked for macing, shooting at a squirrel inside store
    A cop and a squirrel – Not exactly an even match. Add in the elements of mace, a handgun and a dollar store. Now we’ve got the elements for an old fashion shootout at the $1 dollar corral. The resulting standoff between a Tennessee...
  • A little guy like Orkey
    Orkey the squirrel
    "Orkey, The Squirrel"ByJeanne Howald In our backyard, there is a large brown and tan squirrel that I named "Orkey", who appears every morning for a breakfast of wild "birdseed". Climbing down from the nearby tree,...
  • Wildlife photographer captures "bulletproof squirrel" on film
    Wildlife photographer captures "bulletproof squirrel" on film
    Yesterday, Geekosystem reported that the John McClane of squirrels resides in New Orleans. “Bullet Squirrel” manages its fast-paced squirrely life-style despite having a .22 caliber bullet lodged behind one its front legs. Wildlife...
  • City critters: The Eastern Gray Squirrel
    City critters: The Eastern Gray Squirrel
    The common Eastern Gray Squirrel (scientific name sciurus carolinensis) is one type of wildlife familiar to every city dweller. But how much do you really know about this fascinating creature that often does even better in suburbs and cities than...
  • Squirrel
    Acorns needed!
    While the director of Fallin' Pines Critter Rescue in Christmas admitted it was an odd request, Shirley Cannan is looking for people to gather acorns to help feed the small animals in her care."I know this may sound like a weird request,...
  • Squirrel
    Squirrel-feeder fined
    Lawrence Klepper has been fined before for feeding Westmount's wildlife.But last March, the city sent a public security officer to follow the retiree, take pictures and try to catch him in the act of feeding squirrels or birds. The judge took...
  • Squirrel
    A Squirrel is to blame for town's power outage
    October 17, 2011 Last Thursday, a power outage that left 14,507 Greenwich, Connecticut customers in the dark, including a police station and half the town's traffic lights, was caused by a squirrel - and not the government kind.A squirrel got...
  • Eastern Gray Squirrel
    Pet squirrel, Hurricane Charley survivor, also survives surgery
    On October 6, 2011 a female gray squirrel was brought to South Trail Animal Hospital (STAH) in Fort Myers, Florida for treatment/surgery. This was one of several surgeries in this squirrel's short seven years of life (squirrels, in captivity,...
  • Squirrel
    Today's animal message from Squirrel
    Today’s animal message comes from Squirrel.“Squirrel…You have gathered nuts by the score,Exactly predicting if you’ll need more.Teach me to take no more than I need.Trusting Great Mystery to harvest the seed.&rdquo...