The mother of these two tiny orphans probably thought she had found the perfect spot to raise her little ones-- a cozy tube perched securely on wires atop a tall pole.
It's very rare for adult squirrels to fall, as their lives depend on their balance and dexterity. So why had this one lost his grip?
I called 911. Someone picked up right away. "This is the New York State Police, please state the nature of your emergency." Nature, indeed. "Squirrel!" I shouted. "There is a squirrel in my house!"
We might package Passover and Easter tidily with other things, with a little "Next year in Jerusalem" here and "He is risen" there, but at their heart, both celebrate spring the season of love, of desire and blossoming. Before there was formal religion, there were birds, bees, squirrels and sex.
It's craigconnects' second anniversary already, and we've worked with some real good people in the last year to get stuff done.
I feel so stupid. I've been completely preoccupied with my neck, when the whole time, it was my face that's been up to no good.
Most squirrel observation is low-tech, involving a pair of binoculars and a notebook. SciStarter.com has a list of squirrel-related citizen science projects, and if you think you're sly enough to outsmart squirrels, we have a limited-time competition just for you!
Hey there -- here's the deal: my team and I worked with the good folks at National Wildlife Federation this past summer to help raise money for their ...
As fall comes into full swing, we can expect all the pleasantries that follow, from gorgeous foliage to the feeling of a playful frolic in a heap of leaves on the lawn.
For each time someone uses the hashtag, #Squirrels4Good, on Twitter or on my Facebook page or NWF's facebook page, I'll give $1 to the National Wildlife Federation, up to $5K. I will also donate $1 for each new follower I get over the next couple of weeks.
There are many on Facebook who already question my sanity. Heaven knows, I myself question it much of the time. Usually, however, it doesn't answer me back in squeaks or leave droppings behind the piano.
Over the years in my humble and frequently fur-flown household, I have been surrounded by women: one wife, two daughters and various animals. The pet...
On my Animal Oddities blog I often report on animals that show up in odd places. Here, for your pleasure, are my top ten "animals in odd places" stories.
I know this seems like something you'd see in the Onion, but I'm pretty certain this lady is dead serious. Or at least she's serious about her wacky ...
I've lived in Gowanus for well over a year, and I've never seen a squirrel in the neighborhood. Ever. Until this past Sunday.
Since you can't tell your nuclear players apart without a Nuclear Players Scorecard, here they are, with my official Threat Level grading.