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Close Encounter of the Squirrel Kind
By Joseph Miller


April 16, 2009

Just wanted to say, we had a squirrel encounter last night. Two of our flying squirrel friends found their way into my home.

One ran out and the second was chased around my closet until he or she was captured and removed from the bedroom. My daughter took a wonderful picture of one sitting on a shelf in the living room.

Joseph Miller
Fairbanks, AK

About: "I have been a hunting fishing guide in Alaska for 15 year. Resident of Fairbanks Alaska"

Received April 13, 2009 - Published April 16, 2009


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