One of my biggest complaints about environmental science classes is the focus on faraway ecosystems. Sure, tropical rainforests and African savannas are exciting places, but we need to understand what’s going on in our own backyards.
Squirrels are a common and fascinating creature in most folks’ backyards. I’ve written about what’s happening up in their nests, and John Kelly is currently running his annual weeklong series in the Washington Post. Now there’s an exciting video that’s gone viral from National Geographic, Hawk vs. Squirrel – you’ve got to check it out:
So much excitement in your own backyard! Take a little time to enjoy.
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