Until I bumped into this article on the history of squirrels in America I never really thought much about them. I figured squirrels had always been here. And everywhere.
Many city dwellers see squirrels as a chance to get closer to interacting with nature. People debate whether or not they are cute or vermin. No matter what you think of squirrels this article is really fun and informative. You’ll know why America’s parks and just about everywhere else has oodles and oodles of squirrels!
The Fascinating Story of Why U.S. Parks Are Full of Squirrels (at Gizmodo.com)