What’s Landing On My Head

As I mentioned in my last post, Looking Up, I spent a fair amount of time while wandering around the Fullerton Arboretum, looking up. This proved to be particularly true after I wandered off the path to better see what creature was scurrying about, and had something smallish land on my head. My attention was then immediately directed upwards at a large, fluffy palm tree. It took me some time to see a squirrel munching away at whatever type of nuts were growing on the palm. One of his discards is clearly what landed on my head. This gave me quite a chuckle as I’d never seen a squirrel up a palm tree. Naturally I wished I’d carried my heavy zoom lens along, but cropping in gives a pretty clear view of the culprit. By the way, the creature I went to investigate was another squirrel burying his finds in a nice hole he’d dug. I promised I wouldn’t disclose his secret hiding place. ~SueBee

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8 Comments on “What’s Landing On My Head”

  1. Jan 19, 2020 at 7:17 am #

    What a fun post! Love the trees and your take on the squirrel.

    • Jan 19, 2020 at 7:51 am #

      Thank you!! It was really kinda cool watching him!!

  2. Jan 15, 2020 at 6:31 am #

    But I want to know his burial place.

    • Jan 15, 2020 at 7:03 am #

      Haha! I’ll have to visit the Arboretum again and get his written permission. If he’s agreeable to that, I’ll be sure to post the secret location!

  3. Jan 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm #

    I feared the worst.

  4. Jan 14, 2020 at 10:58 am #

    funny, glad it was just a squirrel and a snack shell.

    • Jan 15, 2020 at 7:04 am #

      Indeed! I realize it could have been something altogether different!

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