Grey Squirrel

This routered portrait of a Grey Squirrel in the park is a cartoon exaggeration of their actual characteristics.

Squirrel - The Hall of Einar - copyright David Bailey (not the)

They do look beautiful with the sun shining through their ears.

Grey Squirrel - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

And I like the way that sometimes their tails have a bad hair day.

Grey Squirrel - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

They are so alert and alive to every movement and willing to scamper up or down the trees at the merest hint of danger or even the ponderous approach of a rather slow fat dog.

Grey Squirrel - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Feeding them the occasional nut is a pleasure.

Grey Squirrel - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

And just in case you think they are a highly invasive pest species who spread disease, so are humans.

Grey Squirrel - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

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