|crazythinker00 (crazythinker00) wrote,|
@ 2013-12-09 23:00:00
Squirrels in our backyard...or patio
A black squirrel (which actually belongs to the same family as the Eastern gray squirrel - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_squi
So why does it come every day? Is it because it loves us so much and would miss us too much if a day went by without seeing us? Not exactly. It comes because it eagerly waits for its daily handful of fresh, raw, unsalted almonds. Although I am generally not a fan of feeding wildlife without official approval, and am all for letting them eat the foods that they are naturally meant to eat, I am okay with feeding a squirrel a few unsalted almonds. I looked up whether it is okay to feed a squirrel unsalted almonds, and have found positive results on this:
"Nuts: acorns, whole roasted pumpkin seeds, and almonds are the healthiest..."
This lady seems to be enjoying feeding the squirrels, and has gotten positive attention for it:
Here's to more squirrel visits, and some more unsalted almond feedings.