Category archives for squirrel

FYI: The Squirrel and the Crow

Touching anthropomorphism or touching cannibalism? You tell me.


Thanks to the Shmata Kid for the link.

Squirrels Dancing

Speaking of animals commonly found in the US, we bring you the gray squirrel engaged in a typical fall ritual to prepare for the winter.

I’m Dreaming of a White Squirrel

Olney, Illinois is famous for white squirrels. In 1943 there were 1000 of the little guys but by the ’90s the population remained constant around 200. The town has implemented a rather strict set of laws to protect them. Dogs are not allowed to roam free anywhere in Olney and in 1997 cats were prohibited…

Flaming Squirrel Blows Up Woman’s Car

Hudson County Now reported late last week that a flaming squirrel fell from the sky and blew up a woman’s car in Bayonne, NJ. Lindsey Millar, 23, and her brother, Tony, 22, were inside their home when they looked outside and saw Lindsey’s car in flames. Local firefighters were called and after extinguishing the flames…

Squirrels in California have developed a clever method of intimidating rattlesnakes. According to a recent article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, when confronting rattlesnakes, California ground squirrels heat their tails and shake them vigorously. The process works like this: the snakes rely on sneak attacks to catch their prey and use…

Iran Busts Zionist Squirrel Spy Ring

In a story that needs no embellishment, the Iranian state news agency, IRNA, is reporting that fourteen “spy squirrels” were captured infiltrating Iran. According to IRNA: “In recent weeks, intelligence operatives have arrested 14 squirrels within Iran’s borders. The squirrels were carrying spy gear of foreign agencies, and were stopped before they could act, thanks…

Dramatic TV Moment!

Thanks to LonelyFatGuy, our Belgian friend