I’m out at my local country park when I notice something below the bird feeder which isn’t a Grey Squirrel. It’s a Brown Rat. It looks tiny in comparison to the Squirrels:
Then an adult rat appears and I suddenly realise they are exactly the same length as the Squirrels:
Out of one of the many holes, under all the discarded seeds, climb other members of the rat family until there are three youngsters there:
It’s a full family meal out.
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