Look! No hands!

In the wild, Grey Squirrels eat buds, bark and shoots as well as acorns, hazelnuts and fungi. Here’s one tucking into sweet new spring buds:

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

They are also determined users of bird feeders:

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

Here’s one hanging on by the nails on a single foot while it raids a bird feeder of peanuts:

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

If we’re going to leave rich banquets hanging around, then Squirrels are going to make the most of it. It beats gnawing on bark for sustenance.

This one’s looking very healthy for it:

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

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