Variegated squirrel

I don’t like squirrels, but saw this one (a variegated squirrel, Sciurus variegatoides dorsalis) in Costa Rica and had to admit it was rather cute. Especially when it was hanging upside-down in a tree eating a mango.

Colin Purrington Photography: Costa Rica &emdash; Variegated squirrel (Sciurus variegatoides dorsalis)

Still, if I had a vegetable garden in Costa Rica I’m sure I’d quickly want to kill it.  Cuteness can’t hide pure evil.

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