Motherhood can be rough

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We hadn’t seen much of mother red squirrel lately, which after the last pregnant photo I took of her.. was a very good thing.

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But she showed up yesterday…

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Looking kind of rough. Motherhood must be taking its toll this time around.

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Now if only I could coordinate her visits with this new addition to the backyard wildlife sightings….

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He could solve all our squirrel problems in one fell swoop.

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13 thoughts on “Motherhood can be rough”

  1. In normal times I work on a college campus that’s also an arboretum with about 190 different species of trees. It’s a place where the squirrels are fat and happy. And so are the hawks.
    I appreciate this reminder that nature is lively but also red in tooth and claw.

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