A Squirrel Sip?

February 2005
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;2/21/2005, Vol. 67 Issue 15, p3
Presents a photograph of a squirrel searching for food in a coffee cup in Hoyt Park in Saginaw, Michigan. Foods being eaten by squirrels; Food-keeping behavior of squirrels during cold weather.


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