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Squirrel Fight!

Holy Vernal Equinox! I saw an undeniable sign of Spring this morning- two squirrels fighting in a tree. They’re chittering away at each other in a ferocious manner, circling and chasing around on the branches, and I know they were telling each other “No, YOU get out!” in squirreltalk. They only fight during mating season, because each squirrel is trying to keep his bachelor pad sleek and sexy and free of other males, and stocked with fresh nuts and Zima for the ladies. Just like you do.