Backyard Almanac: "squirrels are acting like there's more to life than just eating"

Jan 29, 2021

Newborn squirrel in rehab. Weight: 19 grams
Credit Audrey/Flickr

There's romance in the air if you're a wolf, coyote, fox, or squirrel.

If you're a groundhog, you want to be left strictly alone on Tuesday - no exceptions.

And for the rest of us who pay attention to such things, we're about halfway through that period of time between the December solstice (December 21; shortest day of the year) and the vernal equinox (March 21; day and night are of equal length).

The rehabber who posted these photos on Flickr shared a couple of updates, too:

Credit Audrey/Flickr