Who doesn’t like squirrels? I am fortunate enough that many mornings on my way to work I see a few red squirrels happily playing amongst the leaves and the trees. These lovely little animals never fail to put a smile on my face. One day while I was on the internet I saw some beautiful […]
Some folks hate squirrels. Yeah. They consider them pests, much like opossums or moles. They call them "big rats with fluffy tails." Sure, they might steal a few seeds from the bird feeder or chew a few wires, but these animals definitely should get more love.
Mary Krupa has made a name for herself at Penn State as the “Squirrel Whisperer.” Krupa, who will be entering her Senior year this fall, realized that certain squirrels permitted her to feed and pet them when she first came to the university. She did what any logical person would do in this situation: Krupa began to dress the squirrels in paper hats.
If you think that all squirrels do all day is bury nuts, think again. Squirrels are far more complex creatures. They enjoy painting, playing Jenga, as well as sniffing flowers, or sipping hot tea with a nice view.