Sunday, November 16, 2008

Shoo It Away? Or Offer It a Long Spoon?

Looked out my back door the other day to find a squirrel helping itself to a Halloween pumpkin I'd had on my back step but never got around to carving:

It would climb inside, pull out a seed, then perch on top of the pumpkin to eat it:

You can learn more about the history of the DC area's squirrels (including where the black ones came from) in the Washington Post's recent article, Critter City.


Anonymous said...

Spoon feed it! Great pictures - what a cute little guy.

Anonymous said...

The Old Man would have to take aim with his trusty water pistol.

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