The Cutest Red Squirrels In the Land

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The adorable red squirrel orphans of the Sanctuary Wildlife Center in Morpeth, England are in the spotlight thanks to the latest episode of The Cute Show. One day, a huge gust of wind knocked over the wee nest of some precious baby red squirrels. Are you ready for some serious cuteness?

Baby vs. the “Hide a Squirrel”!

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Luckily the kind folks at Kyjen (who’s motto is “Boycott Boring Dog Toys&# ) sent Baby a fun new Hide a Squirrel to play with. She figured out how to get out the squirrels in no time at all. What better way to banish boredom than with a fun new toy?

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Baby Squirrels Rescued from Hurricane Ike

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A Man and his Squirrel

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Barking Squirrels

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Kansans are fighting over prairie dogs—or what Lewis and Clark quaintly called "barking squirrels." See here

Eating Rocky

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Squirrel meat is all the rage in Great Britain. Forget Bambi. See here for the story

Subaru, Dog Tested. Dog Approved.

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He knows how to sell Subarus to dogs, even if there are a few distractions (squirrel!). If there is one thing that Baby the Maltese loves, it is going for a ride in the car! Just say the word ride and she becomes a fluff ball of excitement, ready to hit the open road.

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NASA Suspends Radiation Experiments

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For more than a year, we have worked to block NASA’s planned radiation experiments on live squirrel monkeys. NASA had planned to irradiate 30 live squirrel monkeys in a misguided attempt to learn the effects of deep-space radiation. Due to the basic anatomical, biological, and physiological differences between squirrel monkeys and humans, these experiments were destined to fail. Received this today from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Excellent news! We did it!

An Animal Friendly Yard

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We have at least 4 different bird feeders which draw in a large number of birds and squirrels. It's just nice when we live in such stressful times to go out and see all the little critters (and the cats are too fat and happy to bother the birds or the squirrels One thing I really like about our yard is that it is so animal friendly. In addition, our neighbor's cats are also frequent visitors (OK, sometimes we sneak food to them).

On "High in the Clouds"

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From Barnes and Noble : "Wirral the Squirrel is homeless. High in the Clouds , by Paul McCartney, Geoff Dunbar and Philip Ardagh is supposed to be for Grades 2-4, but its themes, vocabulary and syntax are more advanced.

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A New Use For Those BBQ Tongs

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I don't know if she was being sarcastic, but in my town I see dead armadillos, opossums, raccoons, all manner of turtles, and squirrels dead in the middle of the road frequently. I have wildlife/nonwildlife rescue paraphernalia in my car.

Monkeys Stolen from UK Wildlife Park

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The female squirrel monkeys were snatched after raiders broke into the Cotswold Wildlife Park, near Burford, Oxfordshire, last night. Horrible and cruel. I can't imagine the trauma the older monkey is going through. I hope they are returned. Thieves have stolen two monkeys from an enclosure at a wildlife park, police said today. Staff discovered the enclosure had been entered and the animals were missing at 7am this morning.

NASA Funds Radiation Experiments on Monkeys

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In Bergman's study, according to Discovery News, 18 to 28 squirrel monkeys would be subjected to radiation and periodically tested to gauge how exposure affects performance in a variety of learned tasks. Another animal experiment I would not support as a US taxpayer. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine are calling attention to it. The research project, led by Jack Bergman of McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate in Belmont, Mass.,

Dog Park Dangers

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You never know what your pooch may encounter while sniffing around the edges of the park and he needs to be protected in case he comes across a wild animal (like a squirrel) or simply an unhealthy dog.

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The Emotional Lives of Animals

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He never chased the rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks, or deer who regularly visited. Grief, friendship, gratitude, wonder, and other things we animals experience. by Marc Bekoff. Scientific research shows that many animals are very intelligent and have sensory and motor abilities that dwarf ours.