Category Archives: Curtailed

‘Curtis’ the baby squirrel was born without a tail

This cute little guy started showing up about three weeks ago. He has a stubby little tail that makes him look like a rabbit. It looks like he was born that way.

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Lucy Gets Curtailed

Sometimes squirrels lose the tip of their tail (or sometimes the whole tail entirely). Most squirrels recover without any ill effects. The most common causes for tail loss are fights with other squirrels or having their tail run over by … Continue reading

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A Squirrel with no tail: curtailed!

Did you know that the origin of the word ‘curtail’ is likely the Middle French word ‘courtault,’ which means an animal with a docked tail? Even though this squirrel was curtailed, it didn’t stop it from enjoying a nice day … Continue reading

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