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August 01, 2021

JUST KEEP DRIVING

If you see a squirrel laying flat on the ground, don’t panic. It’s probably just ‘splooting,’ officials say

(Thanks to pharmaross, who says “If there are treadmarks on its back, it is 'splatting'.”)

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I agree with pharmaross. There is a distinct difference between splooting squirrels and splatting squirrels. The difference can be easily changed by simply startling a splooting squirrel to cross the road and with luck and traffic, the splooting squirrel is tuned into a splattered squirrel. Have a fun squirrel splattering day.

Great. Here comes the next stupid Instagram trend.

Are we sure that splooting isn't a reult of the squirrels attempting to whiffle?

If one could spatchcock a splooting squirrel could they be made into California bacon?

Yum! Fried squirrel.

You don't want squirrels in your attic, although there is medicine now you can take.

Possibly related

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5341521/

Squirrels and other rodents can be a healthy part your complete breakfast! But they’re only marginally more appetizing than insects. 🤮
(Full disclosure: I did eat squirrel meat once as a child.)

Where does beaver rank on the "complete breakfast" scale?

"If you see a squirrel laying flat on the ground, don't panic." To quote Mad Magazine's Alfred E. Newman: "What ME worry?"

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