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Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by mandelyn, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. mandelyn

    mandelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was sitting on the back porch and watched a squirrel fall at least 25 ft out of a tree in a spray of leaves, twisting and turning as it went! It landed with a flat sounding *THUD* I could hear from about 100 ft away!

    Put the dogs up real quick in case they ran out there, and watched. It laid there for a moment, then I saw it's tail move. Figured it would be a little stunned if not out right broken. It sat there for a good 5 minutes.

    Then it moved to a sitting position, so I could tell it's spine wasn't broken. It moved off a little and sat still again. Then it just went on like normal! Popped through the fence and got busy burying things again.

    Crazy!

    Now I know what sound a squirrel makes when it falls in the forest.
     
  2. yankeedoodle300

    yankeedoodle300 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow
     
  3. bufforp89

    bufforp89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
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    I would expect if happens more then people think considering they spend so much time in trees...That must have been something to see [​IMG]
     
  4. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's funny! Poor little squirrel! [​IMG]
     
  5. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    Wow, im glad its ok [​IMG]
     
  6. llrumsey

    llrumsey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw one fall a little futher than that and I thought, well he's a goner. So I just sat there and watched him. Like you said it took a little while then he started to come to, didnt run away, but he did walk carefully.

    Glad that he was ok, I love to watch the little guys, running and chasing each other through the trees, scolding me when I walk by.

    Got to be careful under the trees I sometimes get apples thrown at me.

    Who said animals dont have a sense a humor.[​IMG]
     
  7. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We were camping just a few moths ago, and the squirrels were throwing pine cones at us! Not even joking. A few landed very close to where I was sitting, so I ended up having to move. [​IMG]
     
  8. zengrrl

    zengrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    resilient little suckers! I have to say I truly enjoy our squirrels and chipmunks. One of the few animals that has learned how to live amongst us but never to befriend us!
     
  9. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a little off subect here, but who has tasted squirrel?
     
  10. mandelyn

    mandelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have, pretty good cooked on an open fire with a little BBQ sauce!
     

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