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164 Squirrel Posts To Make Your Day

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.

Squirrels are extremely intelligent. For example, they are known to put on elaborate bogus food burying displays to deceive onlookers, and the fake burials trick thieves — such as other squirrels or birds — into thinking that they have stored their food stock there. But they’re also really adorable. But it doesn’t matter whether they’re having a snack or simply running up and down a tree, squirrels make everything they do look cute and silly too.

Bored Panda put together some of the best squirrel posts on the Internet to help you to appreciate these furry forest ambassadors, so scroll down, enjoy the pics, and upvote your faves.

#1 Saw A Pregnant Squirrel For The First Time Today. I’m Not Sure What I Expected But This Exceeds All Of It

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#2 Squirrels Landing On The Ground Look Like Superheroes

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#3 Old Woman Uses A Marionette Of Herself To Feed Squirrels In The Park

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#4 I’ve Never Seen A Baby Squirrel. I Am Not Disappointed

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#5 Found Him In Achankovil Forest Kerala, India

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#6 I Noticed There Were A Few Squirrels In A Tree And They Were Going Crazy

After I climbed about 20 feet up a tree I noticed that they weren’t fighting. They were stuck. THEY WERE ATTACHED AT THE TAIL. So I kept climbing and got these little guys into my bucket. I brought them back to the ground to try to figure out what I was going to do.

It may be hard to tell, but there are three squirrels buried in there. It seems that they made a nest out of insulation and dryer lint in a pine tree, and the sap kind of glued it to them, and them to each other.

I started pulling some of the insulation off, but it was a slow process because the sap from the tree was so thick it was pulling the hair from their little tails.

Believe it or not, they were really calm throughout the whole process. I used some warm water and scissors to help get the majority of the sap loose and the insulation off. The last squirrel was a total bro and let me take a few pictures with him.

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#7 I Think A Squirrel Fell Off My Roof

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#8 So The Other Day My Dad Called Me And Told Me His Golden Retriever Found Two Baby Squirrels That Was Half Alive In The Yard

He rescued it and fed it. This is them a few days later. Now it won’t leave his side.

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#9 Little Thumbelina Is An Eastern Grey Squirrel, Who Was Born On A Frigid March Morning

Her Momma’s nest was destroyed due to nearby construction, and in a desperate attempt to keep her family safe, she crawled into a 10th story window and gave birth two tiny babies on a stranger’s bed, while he was away at work. When the apartment owner arrived home, he was surprised to find two tiny pink babies resting under his pillow, amongst some dried pine needs and branches .

Although we tried for hours to reunite the babies with their Mom, she refused to take them back out into the wild with her. After some time, Mom decided she could no longer return, and the two little sisters were adopted by local wildlife rehabbers . Although, sadly one sister passed just a few hours later, tiny pink Thumbelina got a second chance to begin her new little life.

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#10 Defiant Squirrel

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#11 Man Builds Tiny Picnic Table For Squirrels

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#12 I Made A Squirrel Bar

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#13 My Wife Just Shot This Pic Of A Sleepy Albino Squirrel

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#14 A Squirrel Has Been Stuffing This Sign Post Full Of Acorns For The Winter

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#15 When You Totally Surprise Your New Squirrel Friend Who Visits You Every Day With A Selfie

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#16 The Day After Hurricane Irma, This Baby Squirrel Ran Straight Up To Me, Jumped Into My Hands And Passed Out. I’m Sure It Had A Rough Night

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#17 This Squirrel We’ve Been Feeding Has Begun Sunbathing On Our Deck Table

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#18 These Squirrels Are Using The Side Of This Window For Part Of Their Nest

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#19 I Filled A Tiny Tea Cup With Some Walnuts For My Squirrel Friend

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#20 Everyday This Squirrel Trades Dried Leaves For Fresh Nuts At This Woman’s Apartment Window

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#21 Spotted A Squirrel With Unusual Coloring

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#22 Squirrel Fell In Love With My Stepdad

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#23 My Wife Getting A Hug From A Baby Squirrel That She’s Taking Care Of

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#24 We Adopted A Badly Injured Baby Squirrel. Here’s One Of The First Photos Of Him

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#25 Rescued This Little Guy While Shooting Some Photos In A Wooded Area. My Dogs Adopted Him

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#26 This Is Judy. She (He?) Comes To My Kitchen Window Every Day To Get Some Almonds. I Love Her (Him?) So Much. That Little Smile Makes Me Melt

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#27 Indian Palm Squirrel In My Indian Palm

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#28 This Is Gary. I Think 5-7 Week Old Red Squirrel. I’m Rehabbing The Little Guy. His First Time Out In The Yard. He Loved It. Passed Out In The Sun

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#29 Milk Drunk Baby Squirrel

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#30 On A Recent Trip To The Grand Canyon, I Was Reprimanded For Taking This Picture. Totally Worth It

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#31 This Albino Squirrel Comes To Our Door & Begs For Corn Every Day

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#32 Went To Start Their Grill For The First Time This Season. Stumbled On A Squirrel’s Cache

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#33 A Black Squirrel And An Albino Squirrel Eating Together In Harmony

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#34 My Squirrel-Obsessed Dog Never Even Noticed

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#35 So I’ve Been Feeding The Squirrels Lately And This Is What I Saw At My Door When I Woke Up

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#36 This Squirrel Keeps Messing With My Cats

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#37 This Squirrel Found An Easter Egg

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#38 I’m Stuck In The Hospital Right Now And Every Morning This Guy And His Pals Come To My Window

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#39 “I’ll Trade You This Leaf For A Snack”

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#40 New York Squirrels Will Just Tap You On Your Shoulder And Ask “You Gonna Finish That?”

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#41 This Fat Squirrel Steals An Avocado

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#42 Squirrel Goes Sploot

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#43 My Friend Texted Me Saying She Was Watching A Squirrel Eat A Pizza In A Tree. I Said, “Pics Or It Didn’t Happen.” She Replied With This

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#44 Thought This Belonged Here. Honestly One Of The Only Reasons I Wake Up In The Mornings Because I Get So Excited

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#45 This Wild Squirrel Made A Nest For Her Baby In Her Rescuer’s Drawer

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#46 A Family Of Squirrels Moved Into The Hole In My Tree

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#47 That Little Hand Stole My Heart Away

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#48 Mum Caught A Squirrel Eating Bird Food

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#49 A Baby Squirrel Climbing Onto My Work Boot Today

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#50 This Squirrel Has A Blond Tail

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#51 This Squirrel Was Begging For More Popcorn After Two Girls Near Me Ran Out. He Came Over To Me And Did This Just As I Took The Photo Because I Couldn’t Believe How Close He Was

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#52 I Did A Newborn Photoshoot For My Little Rescue Squirrel, Cardboard. I Know I’m Insane, But It Turned Out Pretty Cute

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#53 The Size Of This Squirrel My Dad Has Been Feeding. Absolute Unit

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#54 Two Squirrels Making The Same Pose At My Window

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#55 He Is My Sister-In-Law’s Outdoor Pet And He Visits Her Hairstylists For Nuts

He is very tame and as you can see is really cute. They call him Yochen (he is a German squirrel so an “eichhörnchen”).

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#56 My Mom Occasionally Leaves Nuts Under Our Bird Feeder For A Squirrel That Lives In Our Yard. Today, He Came To The Window And Asked For More

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#57 Took A Photo At The Exact Moment My Boyfriend Was Bitten By His Squirrel Friend

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#58 Morning Meal Time. Waiting For Me To Unlock The Patio Door

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#59 Pizza Squirrel Was Chillin Outside My Workplace Today

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#60 I Don’t Own Any Pets, So Here Is A Squirrel On The Roof Of My House

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#61 These Two Frequent Nut Stealers Have Cool Frosted Tips

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#62 Found This Squirrel Butt Stuck In A Recycling Bin Today

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#63 A Regular Client At My Store Put One Of The Tree Ornements We Gave Him On His Foster Squirrel. I Think This Little Guy Wins It All

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#64 My Pet Squirrel

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#65 I Found A Squirrel Eating Fried Chicken In A Tree

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#66 Rescued This Little Young Red Squirrel From A Trash Bin. Now He Won’t Leave Me

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#67 Just 5 More Days Until The Re-Introduction With The Woods

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#68 Butters Enjoying A Berry

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#69 Friends

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#70 Found This Little Dehydrated Girl Yesterday

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#71 Little Fella Resting On A Branch

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#72 I Came Across A Squirrel With A White Tail And Face

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#73 I Had An Awkward Encounter With A Squirrel At Work The Other Day

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#74 He Snowplowed His Way Here This Morning And Definitely Got Extra Treats

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#75 I Met This Photogenic Guy At The Grand Canyon

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#76 Even Squirrels Buy Their Food Now

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#77 Got Dabbed On By A Squirrel In The Park

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#78 This Is My Adorable Baby Squirrel

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#79 A Baby Squirrel Crawled Onto My Buddy’s Shoe

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#80 Happy Cinco De Mayo From Our Backyard Squirrel

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#81 Sidney Enjoyed His Picnic With His Woodland Friends. He’s Such A Civilized Squirrel

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#82 Half Black, Half Brown Squirrel

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#83 This Squirrel In My Backyard Is Very Relatable

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#84 “You Can’t See Me”. Squirrel Thinks He’s Hiding From Me

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#85 I Put My Microphone In Front Of A 7 Week Old Baby Red Squirrel

#86 Captured This Beauty Today In Brevard, Nc

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#87 Our Uninvited Cabin Squirrel Keeps Filling Hats And Helmets With Mushrooms While We’re Away, We Would Love To Know What He Is Cultivating Here If Anyone Can Tell What Kind Of Mushrooms We’re Dealing With! Located In Central Alaska

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#88 We Have Had A Pawless And Tailless Handicapped Squirrel In Our Yard For Several Years

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#89 This Freaking Squirrel Stole My Friend’s Bagel

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#90 Let Me Introduce You To A Baby Red Squirrel

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#91 General Scratchington Today. I’m Not Fishing For Upvotes Just Teaching Myself How To Use A Real Camera

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#92 I Found A Fox Squirrel In The Forest Yesterday

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#93 Chippy Loves His Seeds

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#94 The Same Morning I Had To Say Goodbye To My 16yo Chihuahua, We Returned From The Vet To Find My New Squirrel Friend Waiting Outside My Back Door For The First Time

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#95 Why Be Mother Of Dragons When You Can Be Mother Of Squirrels?

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#96 I Managed To Get A Squirrel To Put A Pumpkin On His Head

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#97 Black Squirrel Being A Derp

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#98 Baby Squirrel Getting Cozy

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#99 A Squirrel Has Been Stashing Nuts In My Friend’s Engine Bay For Weeks Until He Found Out This Morning

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#100 Squirrel With A Blonde Tail

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#101 A Blonde Squirrel On My Old Mail Route

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#102 Good Morning. Another Day, Another 5ft Squirrel Trying To Break Into My Car

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#103 A Squirrel Set Up Shop Under The Hood Of My Van

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#104 This Squirrel I’ve Been Hand Feeding All Vacation Gave Me A Wave Goodbye On My Last Day There

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#105 One Woman Started Putting Bowls Of Ice Out For The Squirrels In Her Yard. This Little Guy Was So Grateful, He Fell Asleep Cooling Off On Top Of One

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#106 I Made A Squirrel Picnic Bench

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#107 Son When I Was Your Age…

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#108 This Little Guy Was Taking Cover In My Window And Looked Hungry, He Ate A Lot Of Banana Today

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#109 Look At His Face. He’s Not Even Eating, So You Can’t Say, “Oh, His Mouth Is Open Cause It’s Chewing”

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#110 Meet Nugget, Our Fostered Squirrel Who Returned After Being Released. After A Nice Nap And Flea/Tick Removal, He’s Back To The Alaskan Wilderness

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#111 My Mom Just Sent Me This Picture Of A Squirrel Sitting In A Tiny Chair In A Tree Eating A Cob Of Corn

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#112 Thought This Guy Was Stealing Nuts From A Fruit/Nut Stand, Turns Out He Has His Own Box

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#113 White Squirrels In Brevard, NC

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#114 Phew! All That Playtime Is Exhausting

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#115 Got Our Backyard Squirrel To Wear A Hat

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#116 I Got To Hold Someone’s Pet Squirrel!!! Made My Day

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#117 Close Friend, Who Lives On A Farm, Now Has Her Own Baby Squirrel “Pockets”

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#118 Friendly Squirrel Saying Thank You For The Treats

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#119 Bart, Where Are You? Oh There You Are!

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#120 Marshmallow Squirrel

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#121 Squirrel Naps

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#122 This Little Guy Came Out Of Nowhere While I Was Gardening And Just Wanted A Place To Nap Before He Went On His Way

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#123 This Squirrel Popped Up Quickly And Posed For Me At The Grand Canyon

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#124 Squirrel Enjoying A Cookie

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#125 The Albino Squirrel Who Only Visits Us For The Peanuts

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#126 Went To The Grand Canyon And Took A Pic Of A Squirrel, Didn’t Notice The Miniature Asian Man Trying To Pet It

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#127 It’s So Hot In Texas Right Now, The Squirrels Are Clearing Areas In The Grass So They Can Cool Their Bodies Against The Dirt

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#128 A Pennsylvania Woman Let Her Car Sit For Too Long, So The Squirrels In Her Yard Began Storing Walnuts In It. This Was The End Result

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#129 There’s A Squirrel Convention On My Front Lawn

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#130 This Little Guy Always Visits My Window. He Knows How To Pose

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#131 I Managed To Catch An Elusive White Squirrel Jump And Smack Into A Tree Today

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#132 I’m Pretty Sure It’s A Hot Dog, But Then Again…

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#133 My Aunt Told Her Dog There Was A Squirrel On The Deck, But The Dog Couldn’t Find It

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#134 Patrice Knocking On Our Kitchen Window Yesterday. “Nut Gods! Are You There? Turn Around, Stop Making That Coffee Stuff, I’m Hungry Too!”

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#135 My Naughty Neighbor Begging For Another Almond… With A Mouthful Of Almond

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#136 Dis My Boy

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#137 Look At His Little Smile

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#138 I Fed This Squirrel Some Pumpkin Seeds, After He Filled His Belly He Laid There Like This And Stared At Me For An Hour

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#139 My Sister’s Dog Blue Seeing A Squirrel For The First Time

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#140 So, There’s A Girl At My School Who Goes Around And Puts Little Hats On Squirrels

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#141 Six Baby Squirrels Tied By The Tails. Saved

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#142 I Was Eating A Banana Nut Muffin On Campus Today, When All Of A Sudden

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#143 My Parents Have Fed The Squirrels At Their House So Much They Made A Trail

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#144 Meet The Squirrel Named That

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#145 My Wife And I Nursed A Baby Red Squirrel Back To Health When It Fell Out Of A Tree. Meet Ginger

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#146 This Black Squirrel With A Blonde Tail I Found On A Walk Was Pretty Cool

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#147 Saw This Shy Little Baby In My Backyard

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#148 How Will He Explain This To The Other Squirrels?

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#149 Lazy Quarantine Mornings

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#150 I Know It’s Ridiculous But I’m Really Gonna Miss This Guy When We Move Next Week. He’s Been A Constant Yard Friend For The Last 7 Years

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#151 The Average Squirrel Cogitation Goes Something Like This: I Wonder What There Is To Eat

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#152 Good Morning. I Missed You. One Nut Please

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#153 Little Gal Smelling The Roses In Our Balcony

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#154 Her Name Is Porky And She Is A Doll

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#155 This Squirrel With A Blonde Tail And Peanut In His Mouth

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#156 Squirrel Dinner Party

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#157 After A Hard Day’s Work

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#158 This Squirrel Chilling Harder

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#159 This White Squirrel I Saw On My Walk

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#160 I Saw A Two-Toned Squirrel, Half Blonde Half Brunette

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#161 A Squirrel Stealing From An Unattended Stroller At A Theme Park

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#162 Found This Little Guy While I Was Doing Yard Work. He Would Not Let Go Of My Hand For An Hour

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#163 This Squirrel’s Soul Is Slowly Being Stolen By A Ginger

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#164 Met This Tail-Less Guy At The Park Today, Here He Is Enjoying An Almond

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