Squirrel Week in DC

The Washington Post has a columnist called John Kelly who has declared April 7 – 14th “Squirrel Week.”

I’m glad to see that I am not crazy by being a self confessed squirrel aficionado.

Squirrels have been described to me as ‘rats with bushy tails’ and ‘vermin’. Despite this, I find them the most delightful and hysterically funny little creatures. I’m sure they could pack a nasty bite or scratch under duress so viewing them from afar is fine by me. Besides I don’t know if any human being is actually capable of catching one with their bare hands. They are impossibly fast and quick willed.

Here is the Squirrel Week Gallery and here is a Squirrel Spotting Field Guide.

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All images via Life and can be found here.