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Nina Gorenstein
West Lafayette, IN, USA
12:34 pm

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Gourmet squirrel.
This squirrel ran about 50 meters with acorns in its mouth, rested for a few minutes under a tree, and then climbed onto it. I was surprised that the tree the squirrel climbed was an oak tree from which acorns were falling and lay! Why would a squirrel need to carry acorns from afar? Apparently, acorns from different trees have different tastes for squirrels, as we distinguish the taste of different apples.