Fun Squirrel Facts


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1. Squirrels can purr like cats.
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2. Squirrels forget where about 50% of the nuts they've hidden are.
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3. Squirrels will adopt abandoned babies if the parents cannot be found.
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4. Squirrels are actually very kind to each other and will adopt abandoned baby squirrels if they notice a relative has not come back for them.
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5. The life span of a squirrel is about nine years.
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6. Leopard lizards like to live in abandoned squirrel burrows.
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7. In 2007, police in Iran detained 14 squirrels suspected of spying.
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8. Squirrels forget where about 50% of the nuts they've hidden are
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9. Male squirrels can perform fellatio on themselves.
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10. In 1899, Dr Horace Emmett revealed that the secret of eternal youth was injections of ground-up squirrel testicles.

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