Baby Squirrel!

I haven’t posted about my neighborhood critters in a while.

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Since I’ve moved my laptop from the office to the dinette, I’ve seen a lot of squirrels. This, however, is the first time that a baby has visited. I cannot tell you how many different squirrels visit me in one day’s time, so why aren’t there more babies? So cute! Sorry the pic isn’t better. It’s taken through the window so I wouldn’t scare her away.

Baby squirrels!

 

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  1. Love, love, love critter pics and posts! Squirrels, like all animals, are territorial, so some of the younger ones may have moved away since an area can support only so many. Also, there is a high mortality rate among baby wild things–much more susceptible to predation than adults. This baby may be the only surviving member of its litter. But this sweetie is in peanut heaven. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • I keep meaning to write a post about squirrels. Just watching them and seeing their injuries. It’s a tough life being a squirrel.
      But at least I got to see baby cuteness, who came back today but did get scared away by one of the bigger squirrels. I’ve had as many as 7 around the deck at one time.

      • Their numbers wax and wane. As do the chipmunks. I’ve had times when my deck was crowded with them and times like now when I only have a few. It is a tough life being any kind of wild critter.

      • I think I mentioned I haven’t seen a chipmunk in ages nor rabbits. But then my neighbors let their cats out and that tends to decimate populations of all little critters.

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