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September 25, 2007

LUMPY SQUIRRELS

According to this article, lumpy squirrels are natural. We quote:

Lumpy squirrels natural

A question that we often get this time of year concerns small, unsightly lumps protruding from underneath the skin of Eastern gray squirrels. Biologists call the lumps "warbles," which some folks mistake for tumors.

But biologists with the state Wildlife Resources Division say that warbles are a natural occurrence in squirrels this time of year.

This blog begs to differ with biologists with the state Wildlife Resources Division. This blog believes that they (the squirrels) (also possibly biologists with the state Wildlife Resources Division) are up to something.

(Thanks to Revie)

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Not sure whether it's the botfly larvae-infested squirrel lumps or the Uneasy Rider from the last thread, but somehow breakfast is just not going down well today.

Damn, not before breakfast, Dave!

Lumpy Squirrels WBAGNFARB, however.

Coley also has some good news for squirrel consumers: Even with warbles, squirrels "are perfectly safe to skin and eat," he says.

Oh excellent! Fire up the kettle, Pa!

Give it up for The Lumpy Squirrels!

"A man, a plan, a canal, Suez" Alfred Lord Enewman

Me...I'm just impressed that you read the whole article to find this little nugget (so to speak). I gave up after the first three quotes.

Why am I thinking of the movie Alien?

diner: I'll have an order of squirrel, please.

waiter: Fine. How many lumps?

diner: hold the lumps, please.

*nodules* - another word for lumps

Chinese delicacy - squirrel with crispy nodule

Sure looks like a picture of a bird to me but what do I know?

Female squirrel to male squirrel:


What you gon' do with all that junk?
All that junk inside your trunk?
I'ma get, get, get, get, you drunk,
Get you love drunk off my hump.
My hump, my hump, my hump, my hump, my hump,
My hump, my hump, my hump, my lovely little lumps (Check it out)

*snork* at siouxie.

glad to know they're all natural though. no fillers needed.

Beaver had a friend named Lumpy. Coincidence?

coincidence?

i think not.

Is that a warble under your skin, or are you just glad to see me?

Fall ushers in harvest

Is it time to harvest the fall ushers? Or are there fall ushers to help us watch the harvest?

The "warbles" are actually the squirrel's pockets, where they keep their acorns. You guys don't think they actually bury them do you?

All I know is that the squirrels haveing been going at it like rabbits all around my yard. In fact, I witnessed a three-way just the other day. Kinky bastards.

Squirrels are just very efficient. They don't even wait to die before becoming maggot ridden.

... Ulp, I think I threw up in my mouth a little.

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